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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.
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
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.
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?
FEMA Faces Discrimination Lawsuits from Texas Churches
Churches flooded by Hurricane Harvey claim the agency violated the First Amendment.
Use resources like When Disaster Strikes, Planning for Emergency Evacuations, and Serving as a Disaster Relief Team to help safeguard against future events and also to learn how
Feeling the ‘Ugh’ at Christmastime
Can your church be honest about heartache this Advent?
As Jeremiah looked out on war and destruction, God told him stories of future vineyards in that place and promised him the people of Israel would return one day.
3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
about. Not only was it something that I would enjoy, but also it would enable me to be closer to my family and be helpful to the future of The 4Sight Group.
Feed the Flock
A food-service ministry can be a great way to reach people.
community? Does the church plan to start a school in the near future? time. Compare current use with future growth to assess the need for new equipment.
A Conductor of Community
Gail Song Bantum turned a love of music into a life of ministry.
Their friendship soon evolved into a long-distance relationship, and in the midst of each of them rising out of their continued grief, Gail and her future husband, Brian, simultaneously
Five Ways to Invest in the Next Generation of Leaders
Practical tips for raising up more women in ministry
These girls are the future of the church, and that gives me incredible hope. An essential ingredient for healthy leadership is the ability to raise up other leaders.
The Pastoral Skill We Must Reclaim
Author Paul Pastor talks Christian formation in the Information Age.
But according to Pastor, we've forgotten how to listen because we're so focused on the past and the future—on what we've done and what we have left to do.
Trusting God When the Future Is Unknown
Will we enter God’s Promised Land for us in full faith?
Trusting God When the Future Is Unknown. Will we enter God's Promised Land for us in full faith? Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print.
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
She will be grateful to hear you speaking her heart language (even if imperfectly). Perhaps she'll also be more receptive during future interactions. Read
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
At that moment, Kang realized that saying “Here I am, Lord,” has nothing to do with fully knowing or understanding your plans for the future. Rather, it
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials
As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials. As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future. As I do, I'm finding hope for the 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
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
others including Junia. The prophetic types listen to God and articulate his perspective, either about the future or into a present-day situation. God has