When You Feel Like a Failure
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing.
Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing. When You Feel Like a Failure. I felt like an utter failure. Surely, she could see it, too.
CT Pastors’ Top 17 Articles of 2017
This year’s best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement.
CT Pastors' Top 17 Articles of 2017. This year's best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement. Stories of failure. Stories of temptation.
God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
Lamenting Failure. God is doing something bigger and better than your project. We were full of hope and excitement. Within weeks, however, we knew it was an utter failure.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
I became defensive and combative, subconsciously afraid everyone would realize what I already knew: I was a failure. There was something wrong with me. Something shameful.
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
When we experience rejection, the feeling not only stops us in our present pursuits, but it sometimes causes us to retreat from progressing because we fear future failure.
When You Feel Like A Failure (A Good Friday Reflection)
So much of Jesus’ life, ministry and message looked like a failure. Until the resurrection.
Christian UnityApril 14, 2017. When You Feel Like A Failure (A Good Friday Reflection) So much of Jesus' life, ministry and message looked like a failure. A Forsaken Failure – Until…
When Volunteers Disappoint
Work through disappointment and create realistic expectations for your team.
We always include our expectations, including: show up when you say you will, communicate if you have a moral failure, be prepared when you speak, and more.
Confronting the Toxic Power in Me
High-profile stories of fallen pastors can distract us from ourselves or hold up a mirror to our souls.
the salacious headlines suggest. Toxic power isn't only at work through explicit and demonstrative forms of failure or abuse in ministry. More often toxic
Pariah and Paragon
Women in ministry are often held to two extremes at once.
That can leave us frozen, afraid of failure. After all, if our successes are reflected on all women, then why not our failures as well? Read as Single Page Page:123|Next.
Bounce Back After Defeat
Every leader faces failure, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your ministry.
Bounce Back After Defeat. Every leader faces failure, but it doesn't have to be the end of your ministry. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print.
Working with a Team Means Better Care
Pooling expertise, wisdom, resources, and networks leads to better ministry.
is no long a leader. You Are Not a Failure. As women, we often believe that when we can't help someone by ourselves, we've failed. But a call for help
Did I Hear God Right?
Just because you feel like a failure doesn’t mean you weren’t called by God.
Did I Hear God Right? Just because you feel like a failure doesn't mean you weren't called by God. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print.
Eugene Cho: Why I Am Stepping Down as Pastor of Quest Church
“I don’t feel burned out, but I am realizing my limitations.”
Folks have reached out to say that, when they initially heard the news, it took them back to bad experiences of conflict, scandal, and moral failure they witnessed in previous churches.
Neither Jew nor Greek … Republican nor Democrat
Mark Batterson on leading a church in our nation’s capital during a divisive election season.
Your new book, Chase the Lion, is about seizing opportunities even when there is a high risk of failure. What “lions” have you've chased? I've chased a few 500-pound lions.
We're cheering you on as you live your calling.
Other times it comes from the world's expectations, or our congregants' expectations. Sometimes we're discouraged by a recent failure as we try to make a new game plan.
Creating a Culture of Innovation and Initiative
How church leaders can encourage church staff.
Reward innovation, and you'll create a culture of innovation. 5. Show Grace in Failure. If your team accepts your challenge for innovation, you need to offer forgiveness in failure.