How to Distinguish Being ‘Biblical’ From Being ‘Political’

Here is a frustrating reality for a pastor during a politically polarizing time: When speaking about a social issue, the pastor can be affirmed for being “biblical”...

4 Things to Pay Attention to as We Reopen Our Churches

Whether partially or completely, churches and religious groups are starting to meet again across the country. More staff members are coming back to the office, and outside...

10 Things Church Leaders Are REALLY Thinking Right Now

As much as you wish things were getting easier in church leadership, they don’t appear to be heading in that direction. If anything, things are more complicated than...

Tips for Leading Well in Chaotic Circumstances

Leadership means navigating the complexities of any given circumstance.

The Most Frightening Thing About Being a Pastor

Know what really scares me as a pastor? It’s that my words are going to cause people to take action. People will, based on a sermon, based on...

The Virus and the Church

How church leaders responded during the early stages of the pandemic.

8 Ways to Waste This Next Season of Ministry

The good news is it feels like we’re entering a new season of leadership and ministry. Although the coronavirus is still with us, churches and businesses are reopening...

6 Things I’ve Missed During This Season of Preaching to a Camera

A few weeks into this madness, the global pandemic that has resulted in the unprecedented move to not provide physical worship gatherings at our church, Kenton Beshore...

5 Neuroscience Tips to Help People Pay Attention to Your Sermons

One of the most disconcerting feelings we pastors experience is when we prepare a sermon and pour our heart into it, yet feel that it didn’t make...

8 Unhealthy Dynamics That Destroy Motivation and Momentum

I have found that regardless of how motivated I am, if the people around me are unmotivated, we aren’t going to be very successful as a team. This...
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