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10 Signs A Pastor’s Lost Direction

How does a pastor know if he’s lost his bearings or if he’s off to a slow start on the day? Is that sense of being overwhelmed with the ministry a healthy dose of humility or a voice warning that she’s off course? This is one of the most important questions you’ll ever face as

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10 signs a pastor’s lost direction

How does a pastor know if he’s lost his bearings or if he’s off to a slow start on the day? Is that sense of being overwhelmed with the ministry a healthy dose of humility or a voice warning that she’s off course? This is one of the most important questions you’ll ever face as a

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10 tactics to set the next pastor up for success when you resign

You’ve made your decision; it’s time to resign your pastoral position. Or perhaps it’s been made for you; either submit a “constructive resignation” or be terminated. How do you set the stage for the next pastor to succeed? It’s never easy to resign a pastoral position. If you’ve been called to another ministry you’re probably

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Can you make a disciple without a church?

60 influential Christians take a stab at defining discipleship (‘Discipleship Is …’ 70+ Leaders on Discipleship) but 58 of them miss the mission-critical component. Do you see what they missed? Here’s a hint: Derwin Gray and Jeff Jaekley are the only two to name the mission-critical component for making disciples. Being an exceptionally sharp reader –

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When all else has failed

Where do you turn after everything you’ve tried has failed? You’ve been to the church growth seminars. All the recipes and formulas guaranteed to rocket your congregation to growth sit in 3-ring binders that line your shelves. You’ve tried the church health route, you’ve done your best to insure that the congregation is emotionally healthy

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