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5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication
A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others.
We can meet for coffee or whatever, but during that time I will help you get to the place where you are confident and capable of leading a group.” Grace, one of the Christ followers, said
Preparing to Leave a Church You Love
Even when you know it’s time to move on, you’ll likely face mixed emotions.
I'm concerned they will never experience what being a part of the church truly looks like. They will not taste the sweetness of authentic community or know the grace of lives knit together.
Learn to appreciate each other’s gifts for a healthy ministry and marriage.
Paul eloquently explained how we should view the gifts in our spouses in Romans 12:6: “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.” Having different gifts is self
That Discussion You’re Dreading Is a Ministry Opportunity
How to dive into crucial conversations without clamming up or lashing out.
lives.” If we can climb the stairs of our head, heart, and soul to look out over the situation from above, we will be more likely to speak, feel, and act in ways that nurture a grace-and-truth
Kyle Idleman: God Never Wastes What We Go Through
Helping people experience grace and embracing confession in pastoral ministry.
Through. Helping people experience grace and embracing confession in pastoral ministry. those. … I am much more interested in helping you experience grace.”.
Inspiring Tales of Spiritual Motherhood
5 pastors honor the women who nurtured them for ministry.
I'm a better husband, daddy, pastor, and friend for it. She knows how to say true things bathed in grace that stick with me year after year. Michael Mele.
3 Ways to Maximize Co-Pastoring
Effective co-pastoring requires more than just dividing up tasks.
ever. Some days are still very hard, but God's grace has gone before us, empowering us to be faithful to our vocation, one another, and the church. So
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
Grace and Its Unintended Consequences. A unnecessary. Resting in God's grace is quite different from “work out your salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil. 2:12).
Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
I didn't realize I had shut them down. As I grew to understand myself better and learned from my mistakes, I developed more skill in finessing strength with grace and wisdom.
Pariah and Paragon
Women in ministry are often held to two extremes at once.
complex human experiences and increases the pressure to succeed because we no longer stand for ourselves, but for everyone “like us.” Worse, there's little space for grace when you
Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists
When we share five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel?
Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists. When we share five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel? Read as Single
The Pastor's Currency is Influence
Are you spending it wisely?
I was moved beyond words.” That's all it took—learning Jo's name. Grace Always Leaves a Mark. I suspect that God gives pastors a special potency in grace-giving.
The 10 Percent Grace Rule: Judging Without Being Judgmental
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace?
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace? Christian grace? The 10% Grace Rule.
A Dying Pastor Reflects on His Legacy
With less than a month to live, Buddy Hoffman discusses the highs and lows of 40 years in ministry.
Four years ago, Buddy Hoffman, the founding pastor of the Grace Family of Churches, experienced a catastrophic aortic dissection. Doctors expected
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print. The New Testament teaches us that God in his grace and power has poured out gifts and roles among his people.
Pastoral Transition: A Very Personal Note
Changing chairs after 25 years as lead pastor at the same church is so unusual that we never could have planned it.
Today was an amazing celebration of God's grace, filled with excitement for the future as we build on the blessings of our shared past. Today was an