Ministry isn’t a sprint. It’s a long-distance race.
There’s no doubt personal debt has played a key role in the current financial crisis. Debt isn’t just impacting our church’s pews though.1 comments
It’s widely understood that America is in its worst condition in our generation. Last year was the greatest year of job loss in America in 69 years.Tags Economic Crisis
Pastor, one of the crucial purposes of your church is to help alleviate this sense of disconnection.
More than likely, you’ll have the opportunity to minister to someone who is dying this year. The question is, how do you deal with it? I’m ready to die. More than likely, you are too.
There are a lot of reasons a church might grow. Sometimes people come because of the preaching.
I’m like many other preachers. I like to preach long messages! You’ll often see staff members cringe when I start going long.
All this week much of the world has been focused on one event – Christmas. It only makes sense. Two thousand years later, Christmas can still stop traffic.Tags Christmas
Jesus told us that he came so that we would have “life to the fullest” (John 10:10). If that was Jesus’ goal while he was on earth, don’t you think that should be a goal of the church?
Leaders are always defined by self-imposed standards. I’m not talking about standards set by other people, but standards they set for themselves.
Success can ruin a ministry. I’ve seen it happen too many times.
You don’t have to be a prophet to know that technology has made three things happen in the world.
People have short memories. It doesn’t take long in ministry to realize this.
At this step, you need to identify the roadblocks and obstacles that are in your way.
Research has revealed that people have more difficulty setting goals than they do accomplishing them once they are set.