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When a Pastor Resigns Abruptly

The snare of smugness and fuzzy immorality.
Finding Soul Satisfaction
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Finding Soul SatisfactionSubscriber Access Only

John Ortberg on caring for your soul.
What to Do With a Day
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What to Do With a Day

Is the best option to seize it?
Can Neuroscience Help Us Disciple Anyone?
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Can Neuroscience Help Us Disciple Anyone?

Brain science and the renewal of your mind.
The Self-Aware Leader
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The Self-Aware Leader

Or, "why a personality disorder should never manage a neurotic."
Must-Reads from John Ortberg

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The Sin Tamer

Do we ever get to stop fighting against the evil within?
An honest look at the difficult question, "How much sin should we expect in the church?"

Time Well Wasted

Why you need downtime and how to spend it
John Ortberg identifies three ways pastors can benefit from wasting time.

The Strong-Willed Leader

There is a difference between a surrendered will and a weak will.
One of the most unheralded (and most essential) characteristics of a good leader is their indomitable will.

Your Spiritual Growth PlanSubscriber Access Only

Developing life in the Spirit is a customized process.
Why gauging a church's ability to nurture spiritual growth should be framed around the right message, an accurate standard of measurement, and customized means for encouraging growth.

The "We" We Want to BeSubscriber Access Only

The most important growth is not a "me" thing but a "we" thing.
John Ortberg examines what it really means for the church to be "the body of Christ."
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A Tale of Two Weekends

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