Monday, June 18, 2018

Declare Your Dependence

This post appeared previously at gospelcenteredfamily.com Throughout their journey to the Promised Land, God tested the people of Israel. In Exodus 17:8-16, they faced the...

The Power of Knowledge & the All-Knowing God

“Knowledge is power,” or so they say. It’s a good saying, except for the fact that life is much more complex. Sometimes knowledge empowers; other...

Why Leaders Must Wait for Those They Love

This article was originally published on The Gospel Coalition. As a leader, your heart breaks. It’s someone close to you—maybe a church member, a dear...

My Critics Are My Friends

No one gets into ministry with pure motives. How can I say this with such authority? I’ll provide one word of explanation—sin (Rom. 3:23). Sinless Jesus was...

Pastoring Your Church After the Trigger is Pulled

This article was originally published many months back. Due to the recent proceedings dealing with the events surrounding the death of Mr. Philando Castille,...
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Stumbling Blocks & Temptations of Pastors

For pastors and individuals in ministry, or who aspire to ministry, there can be a variety of temptations and stumbling blocks that they may...

7 Strategies for Leading Your Church Through Change

It has been said, there are only two guarantees in life, taxes and death, everything else is prone to change. This applies to churches...

Swords through the Soul: The Pains of Mother’s Day

It is the best of days, and it is the worst of days–Mother’s Day. In many of our churches, there will be a lot...

When My Help Fails Others

Since I’ve occupied my role within church plants for only a few years, I’m a newbie to ministry. I’ve experience some of the common...

The Pastor’s Work Week

It was an honest question. In fact, I could tell by the somewhat pained look on my friend’s face that he thought it was...