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What can we learn from the collapse of Mark Driscoll's church?
Openness is hard, but vital for community.
Pursuing God's call to ministry has been anything but easy.
How farmers, scientists, teachers, doctors, and a furnace repair man taught me to see all callings as holy.
Effective small church ministry starts with a clearer view of success.
From restaurant manager to pastor
Adopting five foster children is impossible unless you have the right support.
Affirming everyone's vocation begins by changing the way we define ministry success.
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.