Displaying 1–20 of 349
How Pastors Can Reclaim the Role of Spiritual Parent
I don’t wear a collar, but "Father" is still the best description of my calling.
We are called to nurture God's family. I believe that a return to an understanding of pastoral ministry as spiritual parenting is exactly what the church needs today.
When Church Gets Sidelined by Youth Sports
Pastors need a game plan for discipling over-committed families.
director of the “Own It” Initiative at Berean Christian School in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is the author of The Beautiful Chaos of Parenting Teens.
Motherhood Changed My Image of God
When my understanding of God changed, so did my leadership.
bodied incarnational three-dimensional being. The truths I knew in my head about God came alive in the daily process of parenting. God's attributes as a
We Can't Help Everyone
When it comes to people with mental illness, I have to recognize my limitations.
beginning. She dove into studying the Bible and had a million questions for me about life, parenting, relationships, and other practical areas of life. She
Mentoring Is More than Teaching
It’s actually a lot more like mothering.
A parenting approach, on the other hand, incorporates a different mindset. Instead, parents take into account both the will and the emotions. Parenting is centered on relationship.
How to Lead Dominating Male Leaders
Three things I’ve learned as I’ve led dominant men
my past experiences. My father was a high D and portrayed some of the more negative sides of the dominant personality in his parenting style. As a lead
You’re Not Always Right
We all have biases that affect the way we interpret the Bible.
topics. By reading the entire Bible and gleaning the truths there, we do gain insight on things like politics, parenting, dating, marriage, and doctrine. We
Parenting For Sticky Faith
An Interview with Kara Powell
Parenting For Sticky Faith. An Interview with Kara Powell. 0; tweet; segregation. 5) How has your own parenting experience informed your work? Before
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership
A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership. A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 5. Image: Provided by the author.
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
ministry, but members can access resources on the topic from teachers such as Paul David Tripp, the author and pastor who teaches on Christian living, parenting, marriage, and
9 Reasons to Be Thankful for Moms in Ministry
The awkward, embarrassing, and hilarious truth about balancing motherhood and ministry.
9 Reasons to Be Thankful for Moms in Ministry. The awkward, embarrassing, and hilarious truth about balancing motherhood and ministry. Read as Single
Helping People Connect Faith and Work
These churches send out engineers, teachers, artists, and lawyers as missionaries to their cities.
Such examples simply underscore the fact that we were never meant to live a compartmentalized life; our faith should inform our parenting, our citizenship, and our work.
Introducing Lent to Your Congregation
It starts with your example.
few people mentioned my preaching in passing. But, to my surprise, the most common refrain was about my parenting. I heard things like: “I was blessed
The Power of Ethical Congruence
Senate chaplain Barry Black reflects on 14 years of pastoring politicians.
God. And the same ineptitude that we bring to so much of what we do—our parenting, our relationships, our marriage—they bring to their work as well.
Ministry after Becoming a Mom
Is it possible to balance two full-time callings?
Ministry after Becoming a Mom. Is it possible to balance two full-time callings? Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. I have two major callings
Ministry as a Young Mom
3 ways to minister well as you adjust to a new normal
Ministry as a Young Mom. 3 ways to minister well as you adjust to a new normal. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Last week I averaged
Deep AND Wide
How we're trying to be 'a seeker church with depth.'
So if I'm doing a six-part study on parenting and am inclined to use the well-worn Ephesians 6:1-4 passage for one of the sermons, I'll first check to see when I last preached that text.
Blessings and Burdens for Women Leaders
How can churches limit obstacles and increase opportunities for their women in leadership?
child care. (This trend is changing, though, as Millennial fathers take a more active role in parenting and child care.). Communication Struggles. The way