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Pastors Who Have Flamed Out, Traded Down, Or Stayed Strong
We seldom celebrate consistency, integrity and humility as much as we should. But those are the character traits that make for real ministry success.
We seldom celebrate consistency, integrity and humility as much as we should. We seldom celebrate consistency, integrity and humility as much as we should.
Working with a Team Means Better Care
Pooling expertise, wisdom, resources, and networks leads to better ministry.
As we minister to the hurting and deal with the heavy issues weighing on the hearts of those God loves, we must develop the humility to know when we are in over our heads.
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
My hope is that we can enter with humility into those conversations and instead of defending our religion, introduce folks to the person of Jesus.”. What to Make of All These Differences.
Smile When You Talk On The Phone
People are more open to hear hard truths when they’re delivered from a positive mindset.
Was it about redirecting power? Controlling your life's narrative? Being an example of humility? Promoting nonviolence? I'll leave that debate to others.
Boundaries for Part-Time Ministry
9 steps to set healthy limits
They may believe the church will be crippled without their oversight or active involvement. This is not humility or self-sacrifice, although it often disguises itself as such.
Female Insights into the Christmas Story
Women bring unique perspectives when they teach the Word of God.
I saw such humility and selflessness in Elizabeth—how she could celebrate the new life developing in her young cousin after years of her own unexplained infertility.
No Need to Downplay Your Leadership
God calls us to both humility and confidence.
No Need to Downplay Your Leadership. God calls us to both humility and confidence. There are three main reasons women struggle with this: We think (false) humility is biblical.
Wounded Leaders Wound Others
The negative effects of leading with unmet intimacy needs.
The apostle Paul warns us in Philippians 2:3–5, “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not
9 Ways to Shepherd Church Staff
How to encourage and help your co-laborers in ministry.
This sort of humility and honesty from you is something they long for. 7. Read Scripture or Another Edifying Book Together. Study the Scriptures with your staff.
The Right Way to Do Church?
Let's stop looking for a one-size-fits-all way to do church. And stop insisting on it for others.
Methodological Humility. Some churches are always looking for new ways to tell old truths. And let other churches do the same. There's love and humility in that.
9 Reasons Pastors Should Say ‘I Don’t Know’ More Often
We think we’ll lose people's trust if we don’t have all the answers. The opposite is almost always true.
5. It Demonstrates Humility. A pastor's typical day is filled with the most complex aspects of life. Pastoral ministry requires bucket loads of humility. 6. It Honors God.
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
People Aren't Projects. ...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor. Brad Roth. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share. expand: email; print. We recommend this
Lead Me On: Brave & Bawling
What happens when we give God a chance to use our relationships to change us?
Was Joseph humiliating the brothers or invoking humility in them? Humility and humiliation are not the same thing. One tell-tale differentiator? Humiliation is diminishing.
Slay the Beast of Ambition before It Slays You
3 ministry proverbs to quell competition and cultivate humility.
Slay the Beast of Ambition before It Slays You. 3 ministry proverbs to quell competition and cultivate humility. JR Briggs and Bob Hyatt. 0; tweet; link. share;
The Surprising Power of Our Weakest Moments
In God’s hands, crosses become instruments of life-giving grace
A Beautiful Disaster. Humility is throwing oneself away in complete concentration on something or someone else. —Madeleine L'Engle. Sometimes I banter with God.