7 Things Pastors Should Tell Their People Often

7 Things Pastors Should Tell Their People Often

“Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift that is in you….” (II Timothy 1:6)  “Of these things put them in remembrance….” (II Timothy 2:14). Today, I spent the morning hours in a school in North Carolina giving my ...

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6 Things the Pastor Needs from His Wife

6 Things the Pastor Needs from His Wife

What qualifies me to write this piece, if anything, is that I am a pastor who has been married most of my life. My wife Margaret and I did this entire ministry thing together, having married the same year I ...

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25 Free Thanksgiving Sermons

25 Free Thanksgiving Sermons

We have put together a page with 25 Thanksgiving sermons. You are welcome to use this material in any way that might be helpful to you as you prepare sermons and Bible studies or simply to increase your own gratitude ...

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3 Ministry-Killing Mindsets

3 Ministry-Killing Mindsets

Apart from an active faith in God’s sovereignty and grace, it’s easy to throw up our hands and adopt a “What’s the use?” mentality. If it’s going to be so hard to make really significant improvements, what does it matter ...

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7 Sources of Depression among Pastors

7 Sources of Depression among Pastors

Last December, Christians in Orlando and around the nation mourned the death of Pastor Isaac Hunter, who committed suicide after issues in his life became too much for him to bear. Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren and his wife Kay reached out ...

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5 Questions to Determine Success

5 Questions to Determine Success

When trying to determine if we are or are not successful, we need to ask ourselves some evaluative questions. These 5 will get you started.

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7 Reasons Why the Pastor is the Worship Leader

7 Reasons Why the Pastor is the Worship Leader

“I was glad when they said unto me, ‘Let us go into the house of the Lord’” (Psalm 122:1). (Note: I write as a Southern Baptist with little familiarity with how other denominations do their worship services. Therefore, what follows ...

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How Do You Faithfully Preach Christ from the Old Testament?

How Do You Faithfully Preach Christ from the Old Testament?

How do we find Christ in the Old Testament to preach about Him faithfully? Dr. Gary Yates shows you how in this video.

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7 Habits of Good Leaders

7 Habits of Good Leaders

Books that start with the author dying are rare (if not downright impossible to write, for obvious reasons) yet Jeremie Kubicek’s Leadership Is Dead does just that… almost. Kubicek starts with a near-death experience that changed his life: a car accident in ...

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4 Benefits of Expository Preaching

4 Benefits of Expository Preaching

I believe preaching best suited for lasting fruit is expository in nature. It is preaching that is firmly rooted in God’s Word. Expository preaching means that the text of Scripture is the starting point of the message. The text provides ...

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