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How to Honor Singles in Your Church
Singles need space for grieving and celebration—and the church can offer both.
There are lots of women who aren't in that place, women who are single and are happy there and don't really see marriage in their future—and that is awesome—but this is for the
How to Ask a Man to Mentor You
In light of #MeToo, some men are more reluctant than ever to mentor a woman.
As women, we rejoice in the fact that justice is being served and look forward to a kinder future in which our dignity and safety are respected and, hopefully, even valued.
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.
Why Taking Minutes Is a “Must”
Here are 4 reasons to take thorough, accurate minutes at your meetings.
compliance concerns. 4. Minutes Provide a Basis for Future Action. Finally, minutes or tabled. And they're a roadmap for guiding future discussion. Think: What
Retirement Savings and the Rule of 72s
What pastors and church staff can learn about the power of compounding.
Pastors and church staff often are overwhelmed by the thought of setting aside money for their future retirements. Of course, the past doesn't determine the future.
Comparison Is Stealing Your Joy
Five practical tips to fight back
hand. And Peter's last recorded words to Jesus in the Gospel of John are, “Lord, what about him?” after hearing an unsettling word about his own future.
5 Takeaways from the Clergy Housing Allowance Ruling
What a federal judge’s opinion does—and doesn’t—mean at this point.
3. Churches should continue to designate housing allowances for their ministers for 2018 and future years until the housing allowance is conclusively declared unconstitutional by the
Pastoral Transition: A Very Personal Note
Changing chairs after 25 years as lead pastor at the same church is so unusual that we never could have planned it.
Today was an amazing celebration of God's grace, filled with excitement for the future as we build on the blessings of our shared past. Today was an
Take Delight in Your Passions
The story of Juana Ines de la Cruz reminds us that God instills passions within us that he can use for his glory.
A head that was bare of facts should also be bare of glossy curls. Given her astounding intellectual discipline and drive, Juana's future as an academic was surely guaranteed.
Ministry in the Present Tense
Unshackle yourself from the tyranny of the past and future.
Ministry in the Present Tense. Unshackle yourself from the tyranny of the past and future. John 4:5). View past and future with sanctified skepticism. Vocational
Planning a Pastor’s Retirement
Learn key strategies and find out your options.
Where do pastors in your church fall in this spectrum? Do they have a plan for retirement? And what is your church doing in order to help ensure pastors have future success?
Is Seminary Part of Your Calling?
Sitting at the feet of Jesus might mean getting a degree
And if that's not till I'm 50, that's okay. In the meantime, he is maturing me, training me, and preparing me for the future.”. Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Schools
The religious freedom victory now could mean others in the future.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Schools. The religious freedom victory now could mean others in the future. Samuel Ogles. 0; tweet. share. expand:
FEMA Faces Discrimination Lawsuits from Texas Churches
Churches flooded by Hurricane Harvey claim the agency violated the First Amendment.
protected. Use resources like When Disaster Strikes to help safeguard against future events and also to learn how you might offer relief and assistance today.
Are Your Church IT Policies Too Restrictive?
Promote collaboration across church staff with these key reminders.
This give-and-take will give you the influence you need and set an important precedent when the time comes for you to say “no” to a future idea. Communicate the reason.