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A Pastor's Dilemma: What to Do When You Can't See the Vision for Your Church
Is it okay if a pastor’s calling is to help others fulfill their calling? Or, does every church need a pastor-led vision to get behind?
Church LeadershipMarch 27, 2017. A Pastor's Dilemma: What to Do When You Can't See the Vision for Your Church Is it okay if a pastor's calling is to help others fulfill their calling?
Six Tips for Taking Center Stage
Make a smooth transition from associate to lead pastor.
It was my time. I could have nice things. Then our lead pastor left for another position, and I (the associate) knew God was calling me to step into that role.
I Don’t Fit the Senior Pastor Mold
But I’m leading in the way God has gifted me.
You're the Senior Pastor? I have always had a pastor's heart, but moving from a staff pastor role to a senior pastor role is in so many ways a new journey.
Burnout Is a Danger, Whatever Your Church Size
I exhausted myself trying to expand our little church, then again when I couldn’t keep up with the growth.
When Embrace started, I could be everyone's personal pastor and friend—and I loved it. Adam Weber is the founder and lead pastor of Embrace Church in Souix Falls, South Dakota.
5 Problems With Top-Down Vision-Casting – And a New Testament Alternative
Acts 2 does not give us a picture of Peter hearing from God in private, then coming to the disciples with the vision.
For me. But it wasn't theirs. So they didn't get behind it. If the church doesn't get behind the pastor's vision, maybe the pastor's vision for them isn't God's vision for them.
We Are Called to Be Faithful, Not Successful
As my pastorate crumbled around me, I learned what God truly expects of us.
Twenty years prior to the church's closing, I sat in a chapel service listening to a sermon by one of the school's professors. I don't remember the title or
Pastor as Coach and Shepherd? Yeah, Right. (From a Real FB Convo)
When someone sneers "A pastor that helps you define anything other than who would lead a committee! HA! Good one," let's listen before responding.
Here's what my friend posted: Isn't that the biblical role of a pastor? Someone who is there for you through thick & thin? Isn't that the biblical role of a PASTOR?
Jesus Didn’t Wake Up this Morning Depressed By the Size of Your Church
Mondays can be tough for pastors of struggling churches. But Christ is with you. And he has good news.
by Karl Vaters. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 1. Image: Ed | Flickr. 0; tweet; email; print. Was yesterday a tough Sunday, pastor? Again? Again. Still, you battled through. You're the Pastor
How to Spot Rising Women Leaders
If we want to see more women leaders in the church, we need to look for them.
though. In fact, there were no women on staff or in any leadership roles. Other than “pastor's wife,” she had no official role or title. This didn't surprise me. At
6 Markers of Especially Welcoming Churches
Insights from a church secret shopper.
values, and beliefs of the church, meet the leadership team, and hear the pastor's heart for When they fully understand their role and how God equipped them with gifts for the body of
3 Simple Words That Can Help Your Sermons Stick
A simple practice every pastor can do on Monday that can help last weekend's message have the impact you want.
Church LeadershipJanuary 09, 2017. 3 Simple Words That Can Help Your Sermons Stick A simple practice every pastor can do on Monday that can help last weekend's message have
The Year of Fear
How do we minister amid terrorist attacks, racial violence, and the most polarized election in memory?
I need to believe that the gospel changes everything, in order that I can preach that conviction as a pastor.". The Pastor's Private Challenges. 1. Financial stress.