How to find renewal during the busy months

Sometimes your schedule doesn't slow down—especially as a pastor. Here are tips to refresh yourself in the middle of a hectic calendar.


What's your definition of culture?

Here is a way to answer that question, and the reason why that answer is key to your organization.


What is a disciple?

To hit a target, first locate the bull's-eye. For the Christian, the target is being a disciple and making disciples of Jesus Christ.

Western Christian cultural entitlement

What if our pluralism and the hostility to all things Christian was exactly what God wants for Christians?

5 leadership tips from fatherhood

Being the dad of 16-year-old triplets has been the adventure of a lifetime. It's also been a great teacher.

Do you have a “no-man” on your team?

Can you pinpoint the tactical leader on your team? Dr. Bob Whitesel discusses how this type of leader results in a more balanced team.


7 characteristics of a lazy person

The following characteristics help distinguish between appropriate ambition and downright laziness.

Only serious writers will withstand technological challenges

How is technology changing the way you write and communicate?

Update on court hearing for Iranian Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari.

Finding the right leaders

Hiring can be a daunting task. How will you take your team to the next level?

Why are we paying big bucks to watch the same plot?

There is something about movies and the stories they tell that say a lot about what we desire. But how do these fantasy stories and the reality of life intersect?


4 perils of the internal candidate

The senior pastor has just resigned and the associate pastor makes it known that he would like the position. Are you on the verge of an internal candidacy disaster?

Nurturing millennial leadership attitudes

How does leadership look different today? Here are three attitudes and how they could benefit your ministry.

Are you a general or a colonel?

What characterizes your leadership style? Dr. Bob Whitesel, professor of Christian Ministry and Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary, discusses two leadership styles that are also found in the military.


The 6 dads in your church (and how you can help them)

These dads sit in your church on any given Sunday. How will you reach them?

I call it heresy

What is this heresy and what can we do about it?

The 3 biggest leadership obstacles

How will you handle the challenges? If you don’t make a decision, life will make one for you.

7 ways to deal with gnats in ministry

All who serve in vocational ministry know about gnats. They come with the call.

‘We’ve got all the time in the world,’ don’t we, God?

How do we make good use of the time we have?

Have you positioned yourself for God’s call to more?

The most important position for hearing and understanding God is a prayer position.

Searching for perfect in the workplace

Is that realistic? How many people love everything about their job?

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