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Wherever, Whatever

Wherever, Whatever

Pastor Resources · Wherever, Whatever When I first gave my life to Jesus, I remember saying to him, “Wherever you want me, whatever you want, however and whenever you want it—I am all yours.” Honestly, I think that kind of response is just what love, in fact, does. If...

Leading the Church

Leading the Church

Pastor Resources · Leading In The Church   I have been disappointed by how many church leaders avoid having crucial conversations as if they were the bubonic plague. Instead, they believe the innuendos, reasoning, and deductions they’ve never investigated but...

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

Pastor Resources · A Pastor's Worst Nightmare   The first recorded sermon by Jesus is a pastor’s worst nightmare. Halfway through the place erupts violently. The hometown synagogue crowd furiously drives Jesus out of the city “in order to throw him off the cliff”...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

How To Measure A Church’s Health Without Using Numbers

How To Measure A Church’s Health Without Using Numbers

Pastor Resources · The Healthy Church Log   One of the biggest challenges for any church is to figure out how to measure healthfulness. The usual default is to count attendance figures. But the number of church attenders was never the best measure of church...

Pastoring During COVID-19:

Pastoring During COVID-19:

Pastor Resources · Pastoring Durring Covid - 19   COVID-19 burst onto the global scene out of nowhere. Well, not out of nowhere. However, in terms of the things you expected to experience in 2020, yes, it figuratively burst onto the scene out of nowhere. Then within...

The Gospel

The Gospel

Pastor Resources · The Gospel   The word Gospel occurs multiple times throughout the New Testament. It’s first appearance is in Matthew chapter 4 and it’s last is in Revelation chapter 14 and most of the books in between use this phrase. Paul uses it more than...

Healthy marriage when you’re together

Healthy marriage when you’re together

Pastor Resources · Healthy Marriage When You're Together 24.7   Like a lot of us, I’m stuck at home today. I’m blessed to be trapped here with my family. In fact, we’ve done a lot of things to try to make this new reality more enjoyable and more fun for all...

Glorious Finish

Glorious Finish

  We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No doubt, the complexities of modern ministry, the onslaught of...

Analog Church

Analog Church

  COMPARISON, COPYCATS, CARICATURES Today people have access to the best sermons and church music in the world, at the touch of their fingertips. So why don’t they just stay home and listen from the comfort of their beds on Sunday mornings? For those of us who...

Wherever, Whatever

Wherever, Whatever

Pastor Resources · Wherever, Whatever When I first gave my life to Jesus, I remember saying to him, “Wherever you want me, whatever you want, however and whenever you want it—I am all yours.” Honestly, I think that kind of response is just what love, in fact, does. If...

Leading the Church

Leading the Church

Pastor Resources · Leading In The Church   I have been disappointed by how many church leaders avoid having crucial conversations as if they were the bubonic plague. Instead, they believe the innuendos, reasoning, and deductions they’ve never investigated but...

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

Pastor Resources · A Pastor's Worst Nightmare   The first recorded sermon by Jesus is a pastor’s worst nightmare. Halfway through the place erupts violently. The hometown synagogue crowd furiously drives Jesus out of the city “in order to throw him off the cliff”...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

How To Measure A Church’s Health Without Using Numbers

How To Measure A Church’s Health Without Using Numbers

Pastor Resources · The Healthy Church Log   One of the biggest challenges for any church is to figure out how to measure healthfulness. The usual default is to count attendance figures. But the number of church attenders was never the best measure of church...

Pastoring During COVID-19:

Pastoring During COVID-19:

Pastor Resources · Pastoring Durring Covid - 19   COVID-19 burst onto the global scene out of nowhere. Well, not out of nowhere. However, in terms of the things you expected to experience in 2020, yes, it figuratively burst onto the scene out of nowhere. Then within...

The Gospel

The Gospel

Pastor Resources · The Gospel   The word Gospel occurs multiple times throughout the New Testament. It’s first appearance is in Matthew chapter 4 and it’s last is in Revelation chapter 14 and most of the books in between use this phrase. Paul uses it more than...

Healthy marriage when you’re together

Healthy marriage when you’re together

Pastor Resources · Healthy Marriage When You're Together 24.7   Like a lot of us, I’m stuck at home today. I’m blessed to be trapped here with my family. In fact, we’ve done a lot of things to try to make this new reality more enjoyable and more fun for all...

Glorious Finish

Glorious Finish

  We are witnessing endless accounts of leaders who have received the flag of disqualification, raised the white flag of premature surrender, or thrown in the towel because of debilitating discouragement. No doubt, the complexities of modern ministry, the onslaught of...

Analog Church

Analog Church

  COMPARISON, COPYCATS, CARICATURES Today people have access to the best sermons and church music in the world, at the touch of their fingertips. So why don’t they just stay home and listen from the comfort of their beds on Sunday mornings? For those of us who...

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