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Finding Soul Satisfaction
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Finding Soul SatisfactionSubscriber Access Only

John Ortberg on caring for your soul.
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Gamers are People, Too

And other items from around the web.
What to Do With a Day
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What to Do With a Day

Is the best option to seize it?
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When a Pastor Resigns Abruptly

The snare of smugness and fuzzy immorality.
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

Our editors have compiled our best from this contributor from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

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The Sin Tamer

Do we ever get to stop fighting against the evil within?
Why THIS?
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
Why THIS?
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.
Why THIS?
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 THIS?
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.
Why THIS?
John Ortberg examines what it really means for the church to be "the body of Christ."
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Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.
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