Your Lord is very jealous of your love,
O believer. Did he choose you? He cannot
bear that you should choose another.
I love this quote from Spurgeon. One of my sons recently shared with our team how the Lord was speaking into this area of his
Scenario: You’re a church job candidate that’s been through a phone screen. The search committee has flown you and your family out to the church for a weekend on-site visit. You’ve taken a tour of the campus, had meals with church staff and key lay
We are in a stressful time. Political changes are unnerving. Our enemies are gaining strength. The economy is fragile. Diseases are coming out of nowhere. Travel has become dangerous. It’s always good to come back to my “true north”: “how big is my God?”
There is significant power to be leveraged in social media and digital communication. We have seen trends and headlines make celebrities and break leaders. The difficulty in today’s media-saturated world is aligning your church’s culture and values with your digital communication while maintaining integrity. Never before
In response to my article, “The Outrageous Attack on Conservative Christians After the Orlando Massacre,” one commenter wrote, “This vicious homo-narrative has been going on for YEARS — it’s a shame that it took this incident to make people listen.”
In other words, contrary to my claims,
We are often asked to help churches and pastor search committees find a Senior Pastor after a hire that turned out badly or when they are struggling to identify good candidates on their own. As our team dug into the what went wrong with the previous hire or
There it was: another email.
This one had a clear and poignant subject: “Pastor Search Committee Nightmare.”
It was one of hundreds of similar pieces of communication I have received from pastors. The pastor receives a contact from a search committee. Often times the pastor is invited
Sermons by Francis Chan, best-selling author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell, Multiply, and You and Me Forever. Francis is the host of the BASIC.series (Who Is God & We Are Church). Currently, he is planting churches in the San Francisco area. For more
Conflict will be inevitable on any church staff, regardless of team culture or experience of the members. The key for church leaders is to learn how to handle this conflict when it arises while still leading the team well. The Bible gives us many examples
An elderly man sat nervously on the bench in his doctor’s waiting room. A younger fellow came in and took a seat next to him, and couldn’t help but notice the older man’s poor posture. When the nurse called the old man back, the younger