Leadership development is always near the thoughts of most pastors. Whether it’s volunteer leaders to run the Children’s Ministry or lay leaders to organize small groups, the church always needs quality leaders.
In many cases, the first thought is to try and hire someone. A staff position,
Your prayer life is the most important part of your Christian life. My prayer life greatly improved when I studied the prayer life of Jesus Himself. If you are struggling with prayer, here are ten lessons directly from Scripture about when and how you should
In today's world, we are constantly bombarded by useless messages that herald a quick fix to our problems: “Sign up and get $1,000!” “Wanna be a beauty consultant? Build a team under you and receive triple what you invest.” “Take this to lose 10lbs in one week -
There is no way a professional athlete could be successful if she was convinced that her team was destined to lose. There is no way a soldier in the army could be successful if he was convinced the enemy was going to triumph. Yet many
I worked at a large international law firm in my previous career, and I cannot imagine two environments so opposite one another as a law firm and a church staff. While there were many things I enjoyed about being a lawyer, if I am being honest
I met one of the most stupid rookie pastors I’ve ever known.
The year was 1984. I saw him when I looked in the mirror.
It is excruciating for me to recall some of the dumb things I did. I am so grateful for church members who
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
THE MOST IMPORTANT ROLE A CHILDREN'S PASTOR HAS IN THE MINISTRY IS KEEPING KIDS SAFE AND SECURE.
Your Kids Ministry can and should be fun and engaging, and you can have a plethora of volunteers and exciting events, but the number one concern for parents is the