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.
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.
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 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…
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.
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.
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.
Give People Dignity the World Has Taken Away
What an alcoholic pastor taught me about administering the presence of God.
stolen from them. That's what I sensed in Bill. He saw himself as worthless, a failure, and utterly deserving of his pathetic circumstances. He certainly was
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
When Your Calling Feels Like Death
Doing God's will, even in ministry, isn't always fun and flourishing.
I resisted it. I knew that to care was to confront my own inadequacy. To pastor them meant failure and frustration. But something asked me to love this couple.
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.
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.
That Discussion You’re Dreading Is a Ministry Opportunity
How to dive into crucial conversations without clamming up or lashing out.
having. Does this conversation hinge on unaddressed sin? Is it about a mistake or failure that occurred—and was that failure intentional or unintentional? Is
How to Be the Elephant in the Room
Is it possible to be yourself, or should you become “one of the guys”?
There is permission to experiment and fail, (When we learn something, though, how is that a failure?) There is certainly a structure and a creative strategy behind that process, but it's not
The Problem with Self-Esteem
God offers a better way.
someone else. We routinely say things to ourselves we would never say to others: You're a failure. You can't do anything right. You're hopeless. We might
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.