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Planning a Pastor’s Retirement
Join our free webinar and learn key strategies.
Planning a Pastor's Retirement. Join our free webinar and learn key strategies. For pastors planning to use Social Security for retirement, that option isn't looking promising, either.
Making the Leap from Marketplace to Ministry
Five truths to keep in mind when God calls you to a big career change
Suddenly, at the age of 36, without a lot of planning or fanfare, I found myself in full-time ministry for the first time and completely unaware of the differences between business and
Lead from Where You Are
Give to others from your own walk with God.
Finish the leadership team agenda. Start Bible study outline. Counseling appointment at 11 am Strategic planning meeting at 2 pm Finalize next semester's small-group curriculum.
The Extra Job in My Head
How to take a mental break when your mind is filled with reminders of your to-do list
He takes care of our taxes, the insurance, and booking flights for our vacations. If I didn't do the grocery shopping, sheet changing, or social planning, he'd pick up the slack.
5 Creative Alternatives to Trunk-or-Treat
Don’t be scared of Halloween. Seize the (holi) day!
If you procrastinated on your planning (no judgment here!) consider these simple service activities that, depending on the scope of your imagination and enthusiasm, can be executed in
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
She remembers her mother carefully planning out meals, so that the non-American smells of Korean soups and kimchee wouldn't conflict with guest check-ins or busy travel seasons.
Ministry as a Young Mom
3 ways to minister well as you adjust to a new normal
at home, I often get distracted by ministry needs—like trying to figure out how to get books to a small-group leader who couldn't pick them up at the church, or mentally planning out our
12 Simple Steps for More Effective Small Church Planning Meetings
Since planning meetings are harder to do in a small church, it’s even more important to make them matter.
Since planning meetings are harder to do in a small church, it's even more important to make them matter. That's what I call a win-win. Planning Is Different In the Small Church.
The 3-2-1 System for Better Annual Small Church Planning
Annual planning is harder in a small church, but that doesn't mean it's not possible. Or important.
Annual planning is harder in a small church, but that doesn't mean it's not possible. Or important. Church Leadership Church). Start With Intermediate Planning. Most
Facing My Inner Control Freak
An unexpected encounter with the Holy Spirit changed everything.
Every year she poured her heart and soul into planning this weekend, a time set apart for women to study God's Word, hear the Holy Spirit, and get away from the demands of life.
5 Reasons Annual Planning Is Harder In a Small Church
Most small church pastors want to be better planners. But where are the resources for how to plan better in a small church context?
Small Church MinistryJanuary 01, 2016. 5 Reasons Annual Planning Is Harder In a Small Church But long-term planning is harder to do in a small church.
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
When a massive flood submerged the building his church was planning to remodel and launch as a new campus under five feet of water last summer in Baton Rouge, Healing Place
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
Tips for Christmas Event Safety
Beautiful decorations can be hazards if you’re not careful.
These accidents can be prevented. The key is planning. Involve safety experts or members of your safety and security team in your seasonal planning.
Passion Is Not Enough
Why you need a clear vision and mission for your ministry
Aubrey Malphurs, author of Advanced Strategic Planning, describes the North American church as follows: “a ship without a compass, drifting aimlessly on the ocean.” The church may
The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2015
Articles that drew the most interest on ManagingYourChurch.com
Use this list to know what common legal liabilities and risk management concerns should be addressed—or possibly even prevented altogether—by proper planning from pastors