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The Pastor's Currency is Influence
Are you spending it wisely?
The Pastor's Currency is Influence. Are you spending it wisely? Lee Eclov. home. I don't remember that call but Bill said, “That's what a pastor does.”. And
Leading Fearlessly in a Changing Culture
Popular blogger and pastor Trevin Wax discusses how a marginalized church can actually be more effective.
Popular blogger and pastor Trevin Wax discusses how a marginalized church can actually be more effective. I try to do this at the church where I serve as a teaching pastor.
6 Reasons Many Pastors Don’t Need An Office Any More
For most pastors, a desk in an office is one of the least creative spaces imaginable.
The pastor's office is a time-honored tradition whose moment has come and gone for a lot of us. Some of that is because I'm now the teaching pastor, not the lead pastor.
Why Is It So Hard To Find Help To Pastor A Small Church Well?
Scrambling for morsels of truth about healthy small churches can make you feel like a pig digging for truffles.
Small Church MinistryMarch 09, 2018. Why Is It So Hard To Find Help To Pastor A Small Church Well? I spent decades working, praying, and learning how to be a better pastor.
Pastoral Transition: Why Change When You Don’t Have To?
It’s not how we act when things stay the same that tests our strength and character, it’s how we act when things change.
We've taken time away before, of course, but this time it was different. Because when I came back yesterday, for the first Sunday in over 25 years, I wasn't the lead pastor any more.
My Mixed Feelings about Ordination
How could I know if ordination was the right step for me?
students. So I interned with the youth pastor, spent my summers in ministry, and became a Ministry Scholarship Student when I went to college. Growing
When People Leave: The Private Pain Of The Small Church Pastor
Even if the church is large and growing, it can be hard when people leave. But when the church is small, each loss is much more painful.
Christian UnityJanuary 19, 2018. When People Leave: The Private Pain Of The Small Church Pastor The collective pain from years of those departures can wear a pastor down.
How to Start the Salary Negotiation Process
Tips for approaching conversations about compensation.
That's especially true when it comes to negotiating their own compensation, says David Fletcher, executive pastor of First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, California.
Share the Load in Your Small Congregation
Are you the only pastor on staff? You don’t have to bear the burden alone.
Share the Load in Your Small Congregation. Are you the only pastor on staff? You don't have to bear the burden alone. Rob O'Lynn. 0; tweet; link. share;
Should a Church Own or Rent Vehicles?
Two church leaders weigh in on this question.
buses. “We don't really drive our big bus a ton—maybe 10 times a year,” said John Schaefer, assistant executive pastor for discipleship and care. “So
How to Ask a Man to Mentor You
In light of #MeToo, some men are more reluctant than ever to mentor a woman.
For instance, if you are on the worship team, you might approach the worship pastor for mentoring on a specific aspect of worship leading. Or, as the