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One Big Reason Reason Pastors Are Stuck.

  According to some recent statistics 8 out of 10 Americans are inflicted with stress. That is 8 out 10 Americans are in a constant or near contestant state of stress. A little stress is normal. [...]

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Hospitality

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3 Ways To Have Fun In Ministry

This past week my wife and I took our twin 8 year olds to an amusement park. They are at an interesting age. They are a little old for the Sesame Street kid section, but they are a little afraid [...]

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Three Ways to Grow in the Right Direction

You are growing whether you want to or not. It’s the way the universe works. Living things grow. Growing things change. Healthy things change in the right direction. If you do nothing, you’ll [...]

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The Healthy Leader

This past week another mega church pastor was let go from the church he started. It’s heartbreaking and scary. It’s easy to cast stones or offer unhelpful thoughts on situations like this one. [...]

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4 Ways To Invest In The Gifts God Has Given You

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Outlier he points out that… It takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at anything! It doesn’t matter whether it’s athletics or academics. According to Gladwell, [...]

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10 Books Church Leaders Should Read!

Contributor: Rob Shepherd Full disclosure, I hate reading. I’d rather watch the movie over the book any day of the week. I don’t read to relax. I don’t read because I enjoy it. I read because I [...]

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3 PRACTICAL WAYS TO HAVE DEEP RELATIONSHIPS IN MINISTRY

This past week I visited a friend on her death bed. I was in the room when she took her last breath. She loves Jesus so we are excited for her. At the same time the loss is difficult on us. The [...]

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Three Ideas To Keep Your Spiritual Vitality

Being a pastor is difficult. Often the position of pastor is not paid well, undertrained, and over stressed. It’s no wonder that 80% of pastors believe their pastoral ministry has negatively [...]

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A Pastor’s Insecurity

Insecure leaders are incredibly difficult to follow. An insecure leader…   Operates out of fear. Has a difficult time celebrating others success. Often compares himself or herself to others. [...]