by Dr. Robb Thompson
With leadership comes a great responsibility to uphold a standard of integrity regardless of the cost. All too often we see leaders compromise their lifelong forged ethics just to gain the ever fleeting reward of “momentarily getting ahead.” This lack of ethical
The year was 1969.
Fresh out of college and newly married to my long-time love, Margaret, I stepped into the sanctuary of my first church, in Hillham, Indiana. To say Hillham was small would be an understatement; when Margaret and I first moved there, the town
Over half of all American Protestant churches are under 100 in weekly attendance. Though it may seem like all we hear about are the megachurches, small churches are still the life-blood of our faith. But what is it that keeps these churches small (if not intentional)?
I once heard John Maxwell say that “team work makes the dream work.” However, as I survey the leadership landscape, I believe the reason a lot of dreams are not working is because a lot of teams are way more dysfunctional than dedicated.
#1 – There is
If you are anything like me, it can be easy to skim over Scriptural warnings against deception as if they are meant for someone else. But Jesus warned his disciples that even Christians could be deceived. That should cause us to pay attention.
We like to
Senior Pastors currently average between five and seven years for their tenure on one church staff, based on the polls and studies that come up from a quick Google search. Sometimes Senior Pastors leave after just one or two years on the job. The fact
My Daddy had a famous phrase: “Keep it simple, hang loose, travel light.” Our problem is that we are carrying too much stuff with us on the journey. I remember a time I was helping my daughter move home from London. She had at least
Most people have a pretty good idea of what Senior Pastors do
I get a lot of emails and social media shout-outs asking what I’ve been reading lately, so I wanted to take a minute today to let y’all know about a new book called Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want.
For many years, the question has been asked, “Why is it that we don’t see revival?”
The answer remains, “Because we are willing to live without it.”
God fills the hungry and satisfies the thirsty (Ps. 107:9).
The rain falls on the dry land, and the fire falls