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Don’t Try To Be Successful, Try To Do Good Work
A minister with a well-nourished soul may or may not have a big church, but they’ll always have a healthy ministry.
Because I abandoned my principles for them. Yes, you can honor God and see numerical success. The two aren't mutually exclusive. It's not about size or success.
Is A Successful Small Church An Oxymoron?
If we hope to overcome the perception that “successful small church” is an oxymoron, we have to redefine success the way Jesus did.
If we hope to overcome the perception that “successful small church” is an oxymoron, we have to redefine success the way Jesus did. All oxymorons. All true. What Is Success?
Planning a Pastor’s Retirement
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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?
6 Benefits of Embracing the Fact that You’re a Small Church Pastor
If you’re a small church pastor, don’t resist it, embrace it. Then be great at it.
far too many good pastors of great churches who don't see the beauty in the ministry God has given them because we're so programmed to push for bigness as a sign of ministry success
The Success Affair
Why do so many adulterous relationships begin when ministry is going well?
doingfine. Because of the results they are seeing, pastors may sell their own soul a piece at a time for the sake of success. How to Avoid the Success Affair. There
Let’s Ask Better Questions About Church Size
Instead of asking “what’s the best church size?” we need to ask “what’s the best church size for a given situation?”
A Better Question About Church Size. Size is a far less important factor in measuring church health and success than we've made it out to be. Size is a
Bounce Back After Defeat
Every leader faces failure, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your ministry.
True Success. My measurement of success is no longer based on whether I actually make it to the end goal, but rather measured by obedience and perseverance.
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Amalekites. Holding that staff was important work, critical to the Israelites' success. The problem is that this seemingly simple task is actually hard work.
A Dream Becomes Reality
Cathy Loerzel founded The Allender Center to help people find healing from abuse and trauma.
There was no cap on her level of talent or success because of gender in the field. But her ministry work with teenagers called and captivated her in unique ways.
Working with a Team Means Better Care
Pooling expertise, wisdom, resources, and networks leads to better ministry.
As Proverbs 15:22 says, "Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success." Advisers are dispensaries of hard-won wisdom, not just anyone offering their opinion.
3 Ingredients for Success
Essential elements for life, work, and leadership.
Brevity = Mastery. The fewer words, the stronger the message. People who know their stuff send strong messages. Don't pretend. Never pretend to be
13 Tips for Women Church Planters
Beyond where to plant and what strategy to use
As a church planter, though, I know there are much more important considerations—especially for women church planters—that determine a church plant's success.
Why Didn’t the Disciples Ask Jesus How to Measure Success?
Would Jesus have responded to the question “how will we measure success” with anything less than a face-palm?
Would Jesus have responded to the question “how will we measure success” with anything less than a face-palm? Church GrowthMay 30, 2016. Why
BREAKING—New Overtime Pay Rules Put on Hold
Injunction delays December 1 implementation of new salary threshold.
The potential economic fallout, coupled with the reasonable chances of success for the states' lawsuit, warranted the injunction, Mazzant wrote in his ruling, according to Forbes.com
Don't Be That Woman
Culture wants to caricaturize women leaders. But God sees us in a different light.
Underneath is written: “Suffragette vote-getting the easiest way.” In other words, if you're a woman who is having any success as a suffragette, it's because you're a minx.
I thought it was counselor-speak for lowering standards and settling for less. It's not.
Redefining success doesn't mean lowering our standards on the things that don't matter. It means realizing that they truly don't matter all that much. And