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3 Ways to Maximize Co-Pastoring
Effective co-pastoring requires more than just dividing up tasks. - Article
So, while I'm not usually one for tips and tricks of the trade, I'd like to offer you testimony of our experience and God's faithfulness in the hopes of giving struggling co-pastors some
8 Ways To Manage Minor Church Leadership Issues Before They Become Big Problems
Many of the issues we think are staff/volunteer problems are actually pastoral leadership problems.
Pivot: A Blog by Karl Vaters - Article
There's just one problem with that advice. I'm only giving it to half of the people who need to hear it. This isn't a one-sided issue. It's a two-sided issue with a two-sided solution.
Working with a Team Means Better Care
Pooling expertise, wisdom, resources, and networks leads to better ministry. - Article
Referring out is not a passive or lazy choice. It does not indicate that we don't want to put in the work to care for people. We do it because after giving all we can, more is needed.
3 Questions to Ask a Counselor Before You Get Started
How to discern if he or she is the right person to counsel you - Article
responsibilities. Counseling is a wise option for mitigating burnout and cultivating lasting, life-giving practices to help you flourish in your ministry role.
Five Ways to Invest in the Next Generation of Leaders
Practical tips for raising up more women in ministry - Article
I couldn't yet see in myself. He believed in me, and kept giving me new opportunities that stretched me and helped me grow. If Eric hadn't believed in
Church and State Debate • Trump’s Texas Tweets • DOJ Brief: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders. - Article
“President Donald Trump put himself into the middle of an ongoing lawsuit late Friday [September 8], tweeting support for giving federal aid to Texas churches dealing with the aftermath
Discomfort Clarified My Calling
Tense conversations about race led Riana Shaw Robinson to become a bridge-builder. - Article
God's grace, mercy, love, and provision.” Not only did the Spirit provide her with unexplainable peace during that uncertain time, he also changed the trajectory of her life by giving her a
6 Ways To Leverage Your Church's Limited Resources For Greater Ministry Impact
Every church needs a plan that helps decide which needs they’ll respond to and which ones they won’t. This isn’t easy, but it’s important.
Pivot: A Blog by Karl Vaters - Article
Many are giving up something that matters to them to help others. Fourth, it allows us to plan our giving for the best possible outcome. 3. Triage All Emergencies.
Should You Take on More?
5 questions to decide if projects outside your role are right for you - Article
something is “good” or “best?” It's not as simple as saying “no” to all extra obligations because some projects are indeed for us to do; they are growth-producing, life-giving, or joy-filling.
My Biggest Ministry Mistake
Ten leaders weigh in to help others avoid their mishaps - Article
others with more freedom and joy. —Michelle Van Loon, author, speaker, and lay leader. Giving too Much of Myself Away. As a pastor and because I love
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you. - Article
In Romans 12, Paul encourages the church community to release and use their gifts: “If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do
Six Tips for Taking Center Stage
Make a smooth transition from associate to lead pastor. - Article
Things other people said and did suddenly became more hurtful. I have wrestled with balancing self-care with giving my best to a deserving congregation.
The Technophobe's Ministry Survival Guide
Simple ideas you can start today, regardless of church size or know-how.
Start Accepting. Providing online giving through your church website can increase the size, frequency, and regularity of people's giving. Online Giving Resources:
The Most Important Thing to Do When You Start with a New Team
Don’t skip this critical first step. - Article
Three days from now you will cross the Jordan here to go in and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving you for your own.'” —Joshua 1:10–11.
Is Online Church Real Church?
It's real, but it's not enough. A full church experience requires flesh-and-blood people to share physical space together.
Pivot: A Blog by Karl Vaters - Article
The church needs to be more digital. For small churches especially, the digital world can level the playing field, giving us a broader reach and wider ministry impact.
Please Don’t Make Me Feel Used
Crossing the line between friendship and ministry - Article
We chatted for a bit, catching up on the lives of both of her college- aged children. We thanked her for giving so generously over the previous years. Read as Single Page Page:123|Next.
Wounded Leaders Wound Others
The negative effects of leading with unmet intimacy needs. - Article
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print. A life-giving leader understands the difference between being led by the Spirit of God and being driven out of an unmet need.
The Raw Beauty of Giving God Our Second Best
Sometimes ‘God deserves our best’ can serve as a cover for our pride. God also wants our second best. And our worst. And everything in between.
Pivot: A Blog by Karl Vaters - Article
Innovative MinistryMay 06, 2016. The Raw Beauty of Giving God Our Second Best Sometimes 'God deserves our best' can serve as a cover for our pride.
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
Then I'll die and go to heaven and finally have peace.”. I gently pointed out that giving herself over to the flesh wasn't the Bible's proscribed way for making it heaven.
Protecting Your Church in Case of Allegations of Abuse - Article
hurt a church? The brand, goodwill, and reputation of the church can also be hurt, and that can negatively affect long-term giving. Maybe your church
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