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Leadership

Two Scripture passages every pastor needs today (and every day)

Pastor, meditate on these texts to nourish your faithfulness and silence your anxiety.

Church planting probably won’t make you famous

If you go into church planting looking for fame or adventure, you probably won’t find either.

How to prepare your church for an active shooter

Hopefully we will never need these guidelines, but our churches must be prepared for the worst case scenarios.

Every leader needs this kind of friend

3 marks of true Christian friendship

Leader Influences

What historical figure has most influenced your spiritual disciplines?

The 122-year legacy of Consolidated Baptist Church

Two Southern Seminary alumni lead historic African American Baptist church in Lexington, Kentucky.

How to deal with a church disrupter

5 strategies for dealing with members who disrupt church unity.

The best way to defend the gospel is passing it on

We preserve the faith by passing it on. We defend the gospel by making disciples.

Leaders, find your identity in Christ

be careful to not find your identity in what you’re particularly good at doing.

How to become a better leader

My goal is to give you practical ideas that you can use to cultivate the discipline of leadership in your life.

Four men you should take to the mission field and three you should leave behind

Every missionary going to the field must make sure to take four men with him, and leave three others behind.

Essential attributes of an effective worship leader

Leading a task that engages a holy God with such eternal implications should not be handled lightly.

How to stop demanding members from driving you out of church

You can either leave ministry because of them, or you can deal with them.

How can my church be involved in short-term missions?

As we look at missions opportunities and pass each opportunity through a biblical sieve to make sure that what we are doing actually fulfills what the Lord would have us do.

Making the most of Sunday morning conversations

It is a constant juggling match that most pastors feel they fail at most of the time.