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Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
When we experience rejection, the feeling not only stops us in our present pursuits, but it sometimes causes us to retreat from progressing because we fear future failure.
CT Pastors’ Top 17 Articles of 2017
This year’s best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement.
CT Pastors' Top 17 Articles of 2017. This year's best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement. Stories of failure. Stories of temptation.
When You Feel Like a Failure
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing.
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing. When You Feel Like a Failure. I felt like an utter failure. Surely, she could see it, too.
God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
Lamenting Failure. God is doing something bigger and better than your project. We were full of hope and excitement. Within weeks, however, we knew it was an utter failure.
When You Feel Like A Failure (A Good Friday Reflection)
So much of Jesus’ life, ministry and message looked like a failure. Until the resurrection.
Christian UnityApril 14, 2017. When You Feel Like A Failure (A Good Friday Reflection) So much of Jesus' life, ministry and message looked like a failure. A Forsaken Failure – Until…
Pariah and Paragon
Women in ministry are often held to two extremes at once.
That can leave us frozen, afraid of failure. After all, if our successes are reflected on all women, then why not our failures as well? Read as Single Page Page:123|Next.
When Volunteers Disappoint
Work through disappointment and create realistic expectations for your team.
We always include our expectations, including: show up when you say you will, communicate if you have a moral failure, be prepared when you speak, and more.
Bounce Back After Defeat
Every leader faces failure, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your ministry.
Bounce Back After Defeat. Every leader faces failure, but it doesn't have to be the end of your ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print.
Working with a Team Means Better Care
Pooling expertise, wisdom, resources, and networks leads to better ministry.
is no long a leader. You Are Not a Failure. As women, we often believe that when we can't help someone by ourselves, we've failed. But a call for help
Did I Hear God Right?
Just because you feel like a failure doesn’t mean you weren’t called by God.
Did I Hear God Right? Just because you feel like a failure doesn't mean you weren't called by God. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print.
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Other times it comes from the world's expectations, or our congregants' expectations. Sometimes we're discouraged by a recent failure as we try to make a new game plan.
5 Ways to Avoid Pastoral Burnout in 2018
From cleaning out your inbox, to scheduling help, to rethinking your motives, we're here to help you combat pastoral exhaustion.
The pursuit of affirmation. Or simply the desire to look better than others. Often the driving force behind this is the fear of failure or rejection from someone. Break your day into thirds.
6 Ways to Start Mentoring in 2018
Find out how to navigate generational differences, build their confidence, and prepare for rejection.
Work to build their confidence. Instead, too many fear failure and remain tucked inside a safe zone they create. That's a recipe for average effort that yields mediocre results.
Neither Jew nor Greek … Republican nor Democrat
Mark Batterson on leading a church in our nation’s capital during a divisive election season.
Your new book, Chase the Lion, is about seizing opportunities even when there is a high risk of failure. What “lions” have you've chased? I've chased a few 500-pound lions.
How to Be the Elephant in the Room
Is it possible to be yourself, or should you become “one of the guys”?
There is permission to experiment and fail, (When we learn something, though, how is that a failure?) There is certainly a structure and a creative strategy behind that process, but it's not
The Problem with Self-Esteem
God offers a better way.
someone else. We routinely say things to ourselves we would never say to others: You're a failure. You can't do anything right. You're hopeless. We might
When You're a Pastor Who Suffers from Depression
What the story of Elijah (and psychological research) tells us about how to cope.
off dead.”. But all those feelings of failure don't even touch Elijah's feelings of righteous indignation: God, I've done exactly what you've asked of me. I
Creating a Culture of Innovation and Initiative
How church leaders can encourage church staff.
Reward innovation, and you'll create a culture of innovation. 5. Show Grace in Failure. If your team accepts your challenge for innovation, you need to offer forgiveness in failure.