If we are to be effective in serving where God has placed us, we need the same essentials Paul experienced during his ministry in Corinth.
We who are pastors must not let our personal ambitions get in the way of the purposes of God for our churches.
It is so easy to be distracted and hampered by good things from sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
While I know my church is not haunted, I confess that I am haunted.
While it is not a perfect analogy, I think there are a great many lessons that we can learn as pastors from coaches in professional and college athletics.
We cannot foresee all the challenges that will confront us in the coming year. But, there are some things we can control.
No doubt many of us today are haunted by our own forms of selfishness and materialism. But in this post, I’m dealing with ghosts of a different nature.
There are many ways we can maximize the wonder of the season. There are other ways we can spoil the season.
Most people I know avoid confrontation. Understandably, pastors are often wary of confrontation.
I’m afraid that churches today either can’t get traction or keep the momentum of God’s movement in their lives.