5 Reasons Why Pastors Should Write

5 Reasons Why Pastors Should Write

I’m a pastor who writes, but I know I’m not alone. In fact, many, many pastors around the world supplement their teaching ministry with a writing ministry. God blessed me with a writing ministry before I assumed the pulpit at ...

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Does it Matter How the Pastor Dresses?

Does it Matter How the Pastor Dresses?

(I posted a paragraph on Facebook calling for pastors to dress “to inspire confidence”–and not look like they’d been out hitchhiking all night. It’s important to note that I did not say he should wear the uniform of the previous ...

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12 Good Things that Happen in Our Suffering

12 Good Things that Happen in Our Suffering

There’s a great deal of pain out there. Recently, a pastor’s wife wrote with her husband’s story. After beginning a successful church, then merging with another and watching it grow into something special, he was suddenly ousted from the pulpit ...

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2 Ways Apologetics Can Help You as a Pastor

2 Ways Apologetics Can Help You as a Pastor

If you scan the pages of Scripture looking for a list of “offices” (leadership positions within the Church), you’re likely to find eight roles described in the New Testament: Apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers (Ephesians 4:11), elders, deacons and bishops ...

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3 Reasons Visitors Returned to Our Church

3 Reasons Visitors Returned to Our Church

When I was a kid, I came across ads for a “silent dog whistle” in comic books, and I almost ordered one. I couldn’t figure how to manage the dollar plus postage and handling. But the notion has always intrigued ...

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5 Requirements for Truly Great Preaching

5 Requirements for Truly Great Preaching

When I set out to write on the craft of sermon preparation, I didn’t get far before realizing that isolating the mechanics of preparing a sermon from the biblical teaching on a pastor’s calling runs the risk of reducing this ...

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4 Questions to Pull You out of a Slump

4 Questions to Pull You out of a Slump

“Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure…. I have been stricken all day long and chastened every morning….. When I pondered to understand this, it was troublesome in my sight until I came into the sanctuary of God. ...

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10 Tips for Ministering to Singles in Your Church

10 Tips for Ministering to Singles in Your Church

A stunning fact you may not know: According to U. S. Census data, more than one-fourth of all adults have never been married (27 percent). Another 6 percent are widowed and 12 percent divorced or separated. Most churches minister well ...

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Why Prosperity Pastors Don’t Actually Exist

Why Prosperity Pastors Don’t Actually Exist

I want to start by clarifying what a prosperity pastor is; a prosperity pastor is a pastor who preaches the prosperity gospel to their congregation. The prosperity gospel promotes ideas such as more faith will get you more wealth, the ...

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3 Tips for Finding and Training Leaders

3 Tips for Finding and Training Leaders

Every leader since Moses has realized the need for finding other leaders to help shepherd the people (Exodus 18; Deuteronomy 1:9–18). Without sufficient leaders, the church will be limited in size and ministry effectiveness. But how do we get the ...

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