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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...

A Solution for Pastors who Feel Overwhelmed

A Solution for Pastors who Feel Overwhelmed

Pastor Resources · A Solution For Pastors Who Feel Overwhelmed Earlier this year I began a mastermind group with other small-town pastors, and even though I’m teaching and facilitating the group, I feel like I’m learning just as much as they are. One of the biggest...

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

Pastor Resources · How To Debate Most often, when we debate the Bible, we make secondary things primary. When we love our opinions, perspectives, or judgments at the expense of loving people, we are at risk for not loving people at all. C. S. Lewis put it like this,...

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...

A Solution for Pastors who Feel Overwhelmed

A Solution for Pastors who Feel Overwhelmed

Pastor Resources · A Solution For Pastors Who Feel Overwhelmed Earlier this year I began a mastermind group with other small-town pastors, and even though I’m teaching and facilitating the group, I feel like I’m learning just as much as they are. One of the biggest...

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

Pastor Resources · How To Debate Most often, when we debate the Bible, we make secondary things primary. When we love our opinions, perspectives, or judgments at the expense of loving people, we are at risk for not loving people at all. C. S. Lewis put it like this,...

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