Leadership

4 things a pastor needs right after preaching

One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.

4 steps to be a more trusted leader today

Every leader has to establish credibility. It can take years to develop, but can be lost in a moment.

6 tips for leading your church with vision

By effectively sharing a vision for ministry, pastors can help their church serve Christ in all that they do.

A crowd can’t satisfy a pastor, but Christ can

Self-promotion is out of place for servants of Christ, who often turned down opportunities for self-promotion for the sake of his mission.

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.