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More Is Only Good When It’s A Byproduct Of Better
We don’t need bigger churches. We need better churches. Then we need more of them.
The Pastor’s Pay in 2019 and Beyond
Emerging trends for how the ministers of today and tomorrow will be compensated.
Forget The Extras – Your Church Needs To Get The Basics Right
Your church might not have the budget or the staff to do the extras, but that’s okay. You can do what matters.
Your Facebook Account Has Not Been Hacked – But Your Credibility Might Have Been
If we can’t be trusted to get verifiable facts right, how can we be trusted about a story that rests on the fact of a dead body rising from the grave?
10 Ways to Disagree Online Without Being a Jerk
Insults are more likely to push undecided people away from your side, not towards it.
Lord, Deliver Us from Passive-Aggressive Conflicts
Every church has elephants in the narthex. Here are four ways to root them out.
The Moral of Moral Failings of Christian Leaders
The character of Christian leaders is in question. We need to ask why and work for change.
The Pastor's Currency Is Influence
Are you spending it wisely?
What About Those Sheep-Stealing Megachurches?
Megachurches keep getting bigger while small churches seem to struggle more than they used to. It's easy to think one is causing the other.
Walking in Billy’s Shoes
John Ortberg offers 6 lessons evangelical organizations can learn from Billy Graham and his team.
Lead Us Not Into Scandal
While some other evangelicals stumbled in national news, Graham's Modesto Manifesto kept him from falling.
What I Would Have Done Differently
Billy Graham's regrets, in his own words.
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.
Your Spouse Doesn’t Need Your Unconditional Support
Sometimes the deepest expression of love comes in the form of difficult-to-hear truths.
Reflections On My Last Conversation With David Mainse (1936–2017)
David Mainse was an innovator who used whatever technology would help him reach the greatest number of people for Jesus.
7 Keys to a Smooth Church Transition
How to make major changes without alienating your congregation.
...But I'm Okay With MY Clichés
Be careful that you don’t find yourself leaving shallow expressions of truth for shallow expressions of falsehood.
8 Life and Leadership Lessons From The Jayden K. Smith Hoax
If we don't learn what we can from this silly little episode, we might fall for the next big one.
Leave Me Alone So I Can Do Ministry!
When productivity replaces hospitality, we miss the point of pastoring.
The Other Billy Graham Rules
They have nothing to do with sex.
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
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