Six Tips for Taking Center Stage
Make a smooth transition from associate to lead pastor.
1. Hold Tight to Priorities. To do this, they are very clear about their top priorities in life and work, and won't be waylaid by the priorities and values of others.
Sleep: The Neglected Gift
As a pastor, I learned I needed to embrace God's gift of sleep.
Declining church growth, unsupportive staff, balancing ministry and family priorities, criticism, financial challenges, and unreasonable demands of the congregation can keep the pastor
When Church Gets Sidelined by Youth Sports
Pastors need a game plan for discipling over-committed families.
Though we can't always control our congregants' priorities, we can use these difficult circumstances to shepherd well inside and outside the walls of our church buildings.
The Pastor's Currency is Influence
Are you spending it wisely?
Think about what you're doing.” Influence is my most valued currency and one day, not so far from now, spending will cease. These are my spending priorities. Make Time for Individuals.
Ministry as a Young Mom
3 ways to minister well as you adjust to a new normal
While this may frustrate my best friend who frequently texts me and eagerly wants me to respond, it has forced me to create boundaries that reinforce my priorities when I am at home.
When a Minister Can't Manage
Ways for church leaders to respond.
Talk first about what fuels them. They're savvy; they know management is part of the gig, but make sure they know you understand their priorities. It's
Make the Most of Your Rented Space
Five solutions for mobile churches.
Make the Most of Your Rented Space. Five solutions for mobile churches. Shannon Jirik. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print. We recommend this
Is Having It All Worth Having?
Three practices that help me focus on what matters.
That season has passed and my kids no longer need this from me. My current priorities require a different allocation of my limited resources of time and energy.
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors. For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange. Marshall
The Busy Pastor’s Guide to Inbox Shalom
A clear email inbox is a ministry aid. Here’s how to get (and stay) there.
Against a backdrop of other priorities and tasks, processing that electronic pile—which could include items relevant to any of the 15 categories of your job description—can feel
Say Goodbye to Leadership Overload
And say hello to the right priorities
Say Goodbye to Leadership Overload. And say hello to the right priorities. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Jethro suggested three new priorities.