Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A Call To Consider Raising Your Own Support: Overcoming Objections

For my wife and I, it was a season of waiting on the Lord. Of ministry transition. While it was clear God was pushing...

God’s Planned Obsolescence

My wife and I, with five other couples planted a church in 2002. In the weeks before we began, two friends took me aside...
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Episode 60 – Trillia Newbell

What Women Wish Their Pastors Knew About Women (Pt. 2) On this new episode, Dave is joined by Trillia Newbell. Trillia currently serves as the...

Which Preacher Has The Loudest Voice?

If someone polled your church with the question, “which preacher has the loudest voice in your life,” how would they respond? Some would point...

Dear New Elder: 5 Encouragements as You Begin

Dear new elder, I am encouraged by the work God is doing in you and through you in calling you to serve as an elder....

Should Our Pulpits be Politically Engaged?

Should politics be discussed from the pulpit?  As with most questions of conscience, there are only two wrong answers: Always and Never. Yet, this question...

The Best Church Leader Is a Team

Plurality. It’s a weighty word that reminds us that ideas have consequences. By plurality, I’m talking about shared leadership. It’s a way of referencing...
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Calling Question: How Do I Prepare My Heart to Preach?

For today’s “Calling Question”, Dave addresses the tension the preacher confronts each week of preparing the heart to preach before the Audience of One while also...

4 Ways Elders Should Seek Accountability

Guys, let’s face it. If a pastor’s accountability isn’t in the local church, it’s probably not real accountability. It might give the illusion of...

“15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me” Is Not Anti-Seminary, but Is Pro-Preventive Maintenance 

Click Here for the related Podcast Episode. Click Here for the related Book Giveaway. I’m something of a fanatic about preventive maintenance in my vehicles. Every...