3 Reasons Pastors Need Rest

As pastors, we’re on the move! We’re movers and shakers of influence by nature. That’s how we became leaders.  We have big dreams and dynamic plans. Yet, following Jesus requires that we rest. After an intense season of ministry, Jesus offered this...

Ministry to the Vulnerable

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Building Endurance In Ministry & Life

The coffee bean is a tiny thing that drives many people through the day. Maybe we don’t “need” it to survive, per se, but, for some, it plays a critical role in our ability to function effectively and...

Loving God and Loving Our Neighbors in the Digital Age

In response to the lawyer’s question, “Who is my neighbor?” (Luke 10:29), Jesus tells the parable of the good Samaritan. The lawyer’s motivation in asking this question, the Bible tells us, was to evade moral...

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…and What You Can Do to Avoid Them It’s tax season again, and pastors across the U.S. are gathering the financial documents necessary to carry out their civic duty. With inherent complications of ministerial tax treatment, albeit with some benefits, how can ministers...

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Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

One evening, after decades of a Christianity driven by rules and performance, I came impulsively close to ending my life. Until that moment, my relationship with God had been primarily about Bible content and the discipline to obey. But that night, everything changed....

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating gentleness toward others, especially when they’re against us, means we’re walking in the humility needed to handle others with care in the ways we speak and the ways we act. Gentleness is a determination to encourage and bless others as we interact with...

Five Biggest Tax Mistakes Made by Pastors

Five Biggest Tax Mistakes Made by Pastors

…and What You Can Do to Avoid Them It’s tax season again, and pastors across the U.S. are gathering the financial documents necessary to carry out their civic duty. With inherent complications of ministerial tax treatment, albeit with some benefits, how can ministers...

Hope When Your Heart is Breaking

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Dave Wike and his wife, Margie, live in Carolina Beach, NC with their four kids and their dog, Happy. When he’s not serving pastors, you can find him strumming his guitar, surfing, or hanging out with his family. He loves the Lord, and feels as though he has called him to caring for pastors time and time again.

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