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4 indicators that you've embraced what you are doing.
When perfectly clear vision isn't there, how does a leader move forward?
What happens when God doesn't share your definition of ministry success?
What happens to your ministry calling when you can't find a ministry job?
People aren't horses to be trained. Tips for "managing" souls.
If Jesus paid it all, what's left for me to do?
As pastors, our labor suffers from Adam's curse, too.
Two very different ministry conferences showed me one hidden truth.
Our editors have compiled our best on Calling topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.
Pastors often become preoccupied with their approval rating instead of their pastoral integrity, but pastors must remember that they were not called to please their congregation.
A disconnect at home has a variety of causes.
Common reasons why spouses don't always support the call to ministry, and why the minister is sometimes at fault.
So what exactly is a call to ministry?
Authoritative ministry is grounded in a genuine calling.
Be faithful where you are while you wait for God's call.
John Ortberg reveals how he received his "call" after 30 years in ministry and how he learned that the call is not always as glamorous as it sounds.