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5 Books That Give Me Contentment in the Midst of Chronic Pain
Chosen by Liz Carter, author of 'Catching Contentment: How to Be Holy Satisfied' (IVP).
Comparison Is Stealing Your Joy
Five practical tips to fight back
Want To Pastor A Church You Love? Love The Church You’re Pastoring
What if every pastor saw their church, not as a stepping-stone to something bigger, but as an investment to make with all their heart and soul?
Being A Small Church Pastor Isn’t A Penalty, It’s A Specialty
Pastoring a small church doesn't mean giving up or settling for less. If you embrace it, you can be great at it.
Why Your Deflated Retirement Dream Might Be God’s Open Door
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation.
Singleness: My Only Companion
I've never been in a serious relationship despite my desire to one day marry. God is teaching me to hold that desire loosely. 
How to Be at Peace and Get What You Want
Fortune 500 CEO Brad Hewitt’s wisdom for moving past our insatiable cravings.
Slay the Beast of Ambition before It Slays YouSubscriber Access Only
3 ministry proverbs to quell competition and cultivate humility.
5+ Churchy Things I'm Thankful For – Even If I Don't Like Them
It's important to distinguish between personal preferences and moral absolutes if we hope to maintain our integrity.
My Church Stinks!
What if church size wasn't the primary – often the only – measure of church health? How many pastors would still say “my church stinks" then?
Freed from the Life I've Always Wanted
How Jesus confronted my "good Christian life"
The Main Reason Pastors Count People Is Not as Noble (or Sinister) as You Think
Pastoral ministry has plenty of challenges with very few immediate rewards. But seeking affirmation through numbers is a dangerous game.
Morning Roundup 9/3/15
Finding Contentment; Holy Spirit Fears; Few Pastors Quit
Morning Roundup 8/19/15
Smartphones in Church; Thy Kingdom Come?; Contentment in Life
Lead Me On: When Downton Abbey Beckons Us to Begin Again
Nothing compares to knowing someone loves you no matter what
Covenant vs. ContractSubscriber Access Only
An Interview with Matt Chandler
3 Questions to Ask Yourself before Letting Go
What keeps you hanging on?
What We WantSubscriber Access Only
Why Jen Pollock Michel views desire as a gateway to deepened intimacy with God
Let the Gospel Be Slow
Recognize how impatience hurts your leadership
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
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