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Leadership

What the Bible Says About Leading Difficult People

Annoyance is not an attribute someone can possess; it’s a response we have.

How an ordination council reminded me of a pastor’s purpose

Pastoral ministry is primarily about shepherding and caring for people.

I’m a veteran. Here’s what I wish my pastor didn’t do on Memorial Day

Older veterans likely see standing for Memorial Day as paying tribute to those left behind, but many of us experience guilt for stealing from those we love.

4 reminders from Galatians every pastor needs today

We are not in ministry to share our own spiritual insights or to coach others with practical tips for living. We are called to preach Christ and him crucified.

5 tips for changing your church’s leadership structure

Be sure that a transition to a plurality of elders unites the congregation under God’s Word instead of dividing the congregation over opinions.

Pastors don’t just need books, they need mentors

Leadership in the church is so important that we should be prepared to go to great lengths to see future leaders of the church trained.

What my son with autism taught me about myself, Christ, and ministry

My son has blessed me tremendously because he has taught me about my sinfulness, my dependency on Christ, and ultimately the selfless love of Christ.

How to preach difficult doctrines without splitting your church

Faithful doctrinal teaching always starts with the text, not a system.

5 steps to be a better reader (and read better books)

Ministry leaders are often pressed for time, but we must make time to read. The reward is worth the work.

Why your personality shapes everything you do in ministry

As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.

5 things every pastor can learn from Billy Graham

Billy Graham’s faith was authentic, on and off the crusade stage.

How to pastor women (without making them uncomfortable)

In the #MeToo Era, many pastors live as though God will not hold them accountable for the souls of women in their church.

5 friends every pastor needs

Isolation is not good for a pastor, his wife and family, or the church he serves.