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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...

No Lost Causes

No Lost Causes

“Then Jesus told them this parable, ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the one lost sheep until he finds it?” Luke 15:3-4, niv In a family full of lost sheep, my uncle Jack...

Healing a Wounded and Critical Spirit

Healing a Wounded and Critical Spirit

As I have spent more time gardening in the past year than ever, I’ve learned some valuable lessons about weeds that look like flowers to the untrained eye and how they smother the good things I’ve planted. Fortunately, I have a gardener friend who helped me rescue our...

The Real Rescuer

The Real Rescuer

Watching my son play soccer ranks as one of my favorite weekend activities. Now that he is a teenager, the games require much more skill and strategy than in years prior. His team wins when they play wisely and employ skills possessed through many hours of practice....

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Starting a nonprofit organization may sound like a daunting task, but if you make sure to fulfill several key activities, you will be running your own 501(c)(3) in no time. Pastor Resources shares what you need to do in order to set up your business and help those in...

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Do you wish your small group would spend more time praying? Here are three ways to incorporate more time for communicating with God during your gatherings. Praying together can transform your small group time because God loves to meet with us and make us more like...

Birthing your Sermon

Birthing your Sermon

Rock Stars My wife was a birthing rock star. As she progressed through the pains of labor all the way to that last exhausting push – after each of our four kids, she emerged glowing and proud – a smile on her face that seemed to welcome the challenge of delivery as...

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

If you’re like many believers, you feel confident you’re past the magic-lamp phase of prayer. You understand surrender. You understand God’s will. And yet, no matter how good we are at surrender, we each hold on to something in our lives.  That one thing we keep...

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

Nick Vujicic came into the world with no arms and no legs, but only a six-inch appendage with two toes on the left side of his torso, and no medical explanation. The whole church wondered why God would allow the pastor’s son to be born with such a birth defect. But...

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...

No Lost Causes

No Lost Causes

“Then Jesus told them this parable, ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the one lost sheep until he finds it?” Luke 15:3-4, niv In a family full of lost sheep, my uncle Jack...

Healing a Wounded and Critical Spirit

Healing a Wounded and Critical Spirit

As I have spent more time gardening in the past year than ever, I’ve learned some valuable lessons about weeds that look like flowers to the untrained eye and how they smother the good things I’ve planted. Fortunately, I have a gardener friend who helped me rescue our...

The Real Rescuer

The Real Rescuer

Watching my son play soccer ranks as one of my favorite weekend activities. Now that he is a teenager, the games require much more skill and strategy than in years prior. His team wins when they play wisely and employ skills possessed through many hours of practice....

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Set Up Your Nonprofit in 6 Easy Steps

Starting a nonprofit organization may sound like a daunting task, but if you make sure to fulfill several key activities, you will be running your own 501(c)(3) in no time. Pastor Resources shares what you need to do in order to set up your business and help those in...

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Three Ways to Engage Your Small Group in Prayer

Do you wish your small group would spend more time praying? Here are three ways to incorporate more time for communicating with God during your gatherings. Praying together can transform your small group time because God loves to meet with us and make us more like...

Birthing your Sermon

Birthing your Sermon

Rock Stars My wife was a birthing rock star. As she progressed through the pains of labor all the way to that last exhausting push – after each of our four kids, she emerged glowing and proud – a smile on her face that seemed to welcome the challenge of delivery as...

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

You Want It All? Surrendering Every Part of Me

If you’re like many believers, you feel confident you’re past the magic-lamp phase of prayer. You understand surrender. You understand God’s will. And yet, no matter how good we are at surrender, we each hold on to something in our lives.  That one thing we keep...

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

From a Life Without Limbs to a Life Without Limits

Nick Vujicic came into the world with no arms and no legs, but only a six-inch appendage with two toes on the left side of his torso, and no medical explanation. The whole church wondered why God would allow the pastor’s son to be born with such a birth defect. But...

Helping Your Small Group Thrive

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