Research has revealed that people have more difficulty setting goals than they do accomplishing them once they are set.
fter The Purpose Driven Life came out and sold more copies than any nonfiction hardback book in history, it became clear that God wanted to use my influence to help others.
The best metaphor for preaching is bridge-building. Your job as a preacher is to build a bridge between the ancient text and the contemporary audience.
Preaching is the greatest tool a pastor has in his church. Nothing else comes close. Pastoral care is important. Small groups are crucial. Nothing compares to preaching though.
Admit it pastors. Sometimes we get tired, burnt out, and all we want to do is quit. But God has called us to keep going.
Admit it pastors. Sometimes we get tired, burnt out, and all we want to do is quit.
In the last three years, I've told you this several times: I believe God is preparing the church for another reformation.