Overcoming Pastoral Burnout
On his blog and weekly podcast, Dr. Thom Rainer, president of LifeWay, discusses how to overcome pastoral burnout. Burnout is a real and present danger to those in ministry, and these 12 tips will help you or your pastor know when to recognize burnout and how to overcome it.Source: ThomRainer.com
3 Keys To Defining Your Ministry Process
“People within a church must know the process because they are integral to fulfilling it,” writes Eric Geiger. Here are three concepts to go through in defining how your church will do ministry.Source: EricGeiger.com
Do You Have a Church of Abercrombie People?
Matt Appling asks “Who is our churches’ target audiences? Can we really say everyone? Why do so many of our churches looks so homogenous then? Even if your church bucks the trend and looks pretty diverse, is there someone who would have a hard time fitting in at your church?”
Why Passive-Aggressive Christian Leadership Must Go Away
Marty Duren challenges pastors and leaders to avoid passive-aggressiveness, as it runs counter to the ethics of the Kingdom and the example of Jesus.Source: Kingdom in the Midst
Sin is not just bad things, but good things we make ultimate over God.
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Men reject, play favorites, disassociate out of fear of man. Jesus draws near, forgives, intercedes, covers, loves. #givemeJesus
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