How to Ensure Fair Salaries for Your Church Staff
Find out more about an exciting new compensation resource for your ministry.
The hope is that this information will create beneficial conversations between churches and their staffs, giving churches a healthy way to understand their employees' financial situations
How to Transform Ministry Disappointment into Hope
What you are doing matters, even when fruit appears to be scarce.
How to Transform Ministry Disappointment into Hope. Finding purpose and satisfaction and hope in work that appears anticlimactic can seem impossible.
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
pastor introduced himself and asked me a key question: “Are you surviving or thriving this morning?” With more honesty than expected, I blurted, “I'm surviving, but I hope to thrive again
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
caught our attention. We hope you spend a few minutes reading their responses and feel seen, appreciated, and impactful in what you do. I am profoundly
Feeling the ‘Ugh’ at Christmastime
Can your church be honest about heartache this Advent?
Hope for What is Being Made New. Advent teaches us a prophetic posture: to simultaneously see what is broken and hope for what is being made new. A little ember of hope was stirred.
God’s Crowdsource in East Harlem
This church is building relationships and contributing to economic shalom by supporting local businesses.
Teaching the Hard Parts of Scripture Teaching the Hard Parts of Scripture BCLStore.com. Learn More. Metro Hope Church rents space from Harlem's historic National Black Theater.
When Your Calling Feels Like Death
Doing God's will, even in ministry, isn't always fun and flourishing.
God dares me to pray for release for the person who seems beyond hope. One of the reasons I'm feeling this at the moment is because God is daring me to hope for a homeless couple.
God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
group. We were full of hope and excitement. Within us. After weeks of this, I began to notice that my hope was rising and my frustration was receding. Most
Changing the Conversation about Holiness
Jess Connolly on calling, co-leading a church, and challenging people to be more in awe of God
To let them watch us need Jesus, which means letting them watch us sin, letting them watch us have bad days, have weak days, and find hope in him, find favor in him.
The 2018 CT Pastors Book Recommendations
Six recent books that will aid you in your ministry.
Alan Fadling's book was the perspective I very much needed: a clear, hope-filled, and accessible invitation to a restful, yet fruitful, posture of leadership.
You Are Enough
Singleness doesn't make you any less of a leader.
I hope to create this kind of space by sharing with you some of the situations I have experienced that caused me to question if I really am enough and how I have tried to navigate them.
In Defense of the Children’s Sermon
How we’ve made those five minutes of our service some of the most influential—for kids and adults.
I want kids to get see me getting my nose into the Bible with the hope that they'll realize everything we're talking about really comes from the Bible. By