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Lies Pastors Believe, Part Two
Lies Pastors Believe, Part Two
Before we look at strategy or plans, let’s first look to Jesus and to what he wants to do in and through us. After all, he led us into ministry, and he can give us the strength and guidance to help us continue, and finish well, no matter how long the journey ahead. 
Lies Pastors Believe, Part One
Lies Pastors Believe, Part One
Pastors are called on constantly to help people fix their lives, because pastors minister to people who are broken. But pastors are broken people, too.
How a Denomination Helped Its Churches to Break the 200 Barrier
How a Denomination Helped Its Churches to Break the 200 Barrier
An interview with Phil Chorlian of the Vineyard Churches.
Inspired Questions: A New Approach to Prison Ministry
Inspired Questions: A New Approach to Prison Ministry
As we intentionally draw attention to the Scriptures, which reveal Jesus’s power, presence, ministry, words, deeds, miracles, and wisdom, we should also give concerted attention to the very questions the Holy Spirit inspired for us to read and consider. 
Religion, Retention, and Why We Stay or Go
Dec 9, 2019Research
Religion, Retention, and Why We Stay or Go
The center is disappearing in American politics and American religion. Moderates are becoming an endangered species.
Defining Leadership: What Is It and Why Does It Matter in Church?
Defining Leadership: What Is It and Why Does It Matter in Church?
Leadership is a key component in the health of any church or ministry.
What Does the Bible Have to Say about Leadership?
Dec 5, 2019Leadership
What Does the Bible Have to Say about Leadership?
We must allow Scripture to guide us as leaders without losing sight of all the other wisdom the Bible provides to us. 
Biblical Literalism among American Protestants
Dec 4, 2019Research
Biblical Literalism among American Protestants
Pastors, denominational leaders, and curious Christians need to be reassured—American Christianity is not becoming more liberal.
Being a Pastor: A Perilous Profession, Part 2
Being a Pastor: A Perilous Profession, Part 2
One needs to know the warning signs of burnout and look to ways to activate support and self-care and to discern a clearer alignment with God’s sustainable calling.
Being a Pastor: A Perilous Profession, Part 1
Being a Pastor: A Perilous Profession, Part 1
Like each of us, pastors are people with needs, capacities, and limitations. These capacities are not limitless despite pressures and messages to the contrary.
Ed Stetzer on Vimeo