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At a conference for church leaders where I was invited to teach, I was captivated by a message delivered at that same event by Pastor Ben Cachiaras from Mountain Christian Church in Baltimore. Ben said that serving is the new apologetic. In my years sitting at...

A Prayer for Church Leaders

A Prayer for Church Leaders

“Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them— not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve.” 1 PETER 5 :2 Recite God's Goodness You, Jesus, are the head of Your...

What Insurance Coverage Should You Have for Your Church?

What Insurance Coverage Should You Have for Your Church?

When you think of a church, it’s much more than just a physical building. A church can mean a lot to a community and parishioners who count on it as a place of worship and fellowship. So, you have to do what you can to make sure your church stays protected, and that...

Five Reasons Surrender Should Be a Part of Every Leader’s Vocabulary

Five Reasons Surrender Should Be a Part of Every Leader’s Vocabulary

Surrender is far from a widely embraced concept in our culture today. Surrender is the opposite of the independent “I can do it” attitude plaguing modern day society. In whatever capacity you lead in your church, we’re all called to let God lead the way when it comes...

Church Budgets – It All Starts with Mission and Purpose

Church Budgets – It All Starts with Mission and Purpose

Addressing church budgets starts with understanding the broader context of a church’s mission and purpose. If a budget represents the financial blueprint for carrying out a church’s ministry plan for a particular period of time, then logic would dictate that such a...

Pastor swarmed and arrested by police

Pastor swarmed and arrested by police

"If you are watching this video, it means that they have successfully arrested me." We are crowdfunding pastor Artur Pawlowski's legal defence please go to https://t.co/5RfUUBxoVx to donate! pic.twitter.com/1UAwXQLVy9 — Rebel News (@RebelNewsOnline) May 8, 2021 I’ve...

A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor

A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor

Pastor Resources · A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor   I have learned from responses to my autism diagnosis that whenever we eat the proverbial fruit, we lose faith in the very idea that God created humanity to be human and to be free from the...

… of the Day Emails

… of the Day Emails

So, you want to write a “Meditation of the Day”, a daily reflection on a Scripture verse or spiritual thought. Very laudable—potentially very useful and beneficial—an excellent idea if you are writing a book. But if you want to send it to your friends and congregation...

Holes in Our Fences: Why Preventative Measures Sometimes Fail

Holes in Our Fences: Why Preventative Measures Sometimes Fail

A couple of summer’s ago, my wife and I discovered that some skunks were living under the porch of our house. We awoke one morning to the nose-pinching smell of a skunk’s spray permeating our home, called a pest control company, and waited a week or two for the...

It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy

It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy

Pastor Resources · It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy Defining each one can help your church make a greater impact I learned to drive before smartphones with GPS were commonplace.  If I wanted to go somewhere new, I needed to do a little...

Monday through Saturday

Monday through Saturday

At a conference for church leaders where I was invited to teach, I was captivated by a message delivered at that same event by Pastor Ben Cachiaras from Mountain Christian Church in Baltimore. Ben said that serving is the new apologetic. In my years sitting at...

A Prayer for Church Leaders

A Prayer for Church Leaders

“Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them— not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve.” 1 PETER 5 :2 Recite God's Goodness You, Jesus, are the head of Your...

What Insurance Coverage Should You Have for Your Church?

What Insurance Coverage Should You Have for Your Church?

When you think of a church, it’s much more than just a physical building. A church can mean a lot to a community and parishioners who count on it as a place of worship and fellowship. So, you have to do what you can to make sure your church stays protected, and that...

Five Reasons Surrender Should Be a Part of Every Leader’s Vocabulary

Five Reasons Surrender Should Be a Part of Every Leader’s Vocabulary

Surrender is far from a widely embraced concept in our culture today. Surrender is the opposite of the independent “I can do it” attitude plaguing modern day society. In whatever capacity you lead in your church, we’re all called to let God lead the way when it comes...

Church Budgets – It All Starts with Mission and Purpose

Church Budgets – It All Starts with Mission and Purpose

Addressing church budgets starts with understanding the broader context of a church’s mission and purpose. If a budget represents the financial blueprint for carrying out a church’s ministry plan for a particular period of time, then logic would dictate that such a...

Pastor swarmed and arrested by police

Pastor swarmed and arrested by police

"If you are watching this video, it means that they have successfully arrested me." We are crowdfunding pastor Artur Pawlowski's legal defence please go to https://t.co/5RfUUBxoVx to donate! pic.twitter.com/1UAwXQLVy9 — Rebel News (@RebelNewsOnline) May 8, 2021 I’ve...

A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor

A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor

Pastor Resources · A Love Letter to the Church from and Autistic Pastor   I have learned from responses to my autism diagnosis that whenever we eat the proverbial fruit, we lose faith in the very idea that God created humanity to be human and to be free from the...

… of the Day Emails

… of the Day Emails

So, you want to write a “Meditation of the Day”, a daily reflection on a Scripture verse or spiritual thought. Very laudable—potentially very useful and beneficial—an excellent idea if you are writing a book. But if you want to send it to your friends and congregation...

Holes in Our Fences: Why Preventative Measures Sometimes Fail

Holes in Our Fences: Why Preventative Measures Sometimes Fail

A couple of summer’s ago, my wife and I discovered that some skunks were living under the porch of our house. We awoke one morning to the nose-pinching smell of a skunk’s spray permeating our home, called a pest control company, and waited a week or two for the...

It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy

It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy

Pastor Resources · It’s Time to Think About Your Mission, Vision, and Strategy Defining each one can help your church make a greater impact I learned to drive before smartphones with GPS were commonplace.  If I wanted to go somewhere new, I needed to do a little...

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