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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. 20 Truths from Leading Major Change in Your Ministry – Ed Stetzer Five Principles of Encouragement From a Seven Sentence Email – Dan Rockwell...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts I came across this week. Go and take a look. Preaching with Notes: Yes or No? – Chuck Lawless 10 Real Reasons Pastors Quit Too Soon – Tim Peters...

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Resurrecting Religion – Review

“Christianity is not a religion, it is a relationship.” How many times have you seen this statement? You may have said it yourself. The problem is that when we look at traditional definitions of...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts for you to check out. How Will You Lead at the Next Level? – Tony Morgan 10 Things To Consider As Your Church Grows – Vanderbloemen Search Group Unparalleled Love...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should go check out. How to make Guests Feel Uncomfortable at your Church – Paul Alexander Does Attracting A Crowd Make Discipleship Harder? – Karl Vaters 4...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should go and check out. Five Key Steps to Reach and Retain Guests – Thom Rainer Haunted by the Mission – Chris Hefner A Recipe for Self-Renewal...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should go and check out. Discipling Stay-at-Home Moms – Daniel Im Ministry Without the Gospel – Darryl Dash 4 Common Leadership Traits in Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos,...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should go and check out. 3 Ways To Keep Your Youth Pastor Longer – Sarah Robins A Faithful Life – Bill Finch 5 Signs Your Church Isn’t...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. Leading A Church Through Difficult Times: A Lesson From “The Most Bombed Hotel In The World” – Karl Vaders 4 Reasons Every Pastor Needs...

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The Trust Protocol – Review

In over twenty years of pastoral ministry, I have discovered that the most important currency in leadership is trust. If you don’t have the people’s trust, you can not do anything. To make things...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. Five Common Reasons Church Leaders Stop Leading – Thom Rainer 8 Insights from the Coaching World for Pastors – Chris Hefner Prevent Fear from...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. Go and check them out. 9 Steps to Rebrand Your Church – Brian Jones Church Discipline (Jude 1:17-25) – Darryl Dash 3 Small...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should check out. 3 Things to Keep In Mind When Church Planting In The City – Chelsea Tyson The Path to Growth – Bill Finch 7 Leadership...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts I came across this week. Go and check them out. 7 Critical Abilities Senior Leaders Must Have – Ron Edmondson Should You Quit? – Russell Moore What Two Simple...

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When Pastors Doubt

I remember as a teenager listening to our minister say during the service that he had one time doubts about Christianity. It really shocked me. Pastors should be giants in the faith, never having...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts I came across this week. What Martin Luther King Jr. Teaches Leaders Today – Chris Williamson The Generation that Must Save Evangelicalism from Its Moral Compromises – Brandon Colbert Why...

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Gospel Fluency Handbook – Review

The gospel should be central to the life of every follower of Jesus. But I find that even evangelicals (that label comes from the Greek for gospel) have trouble explaining what the gospel is....

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should check out. 6 Thoughts on Leading an iGen’er for Parents and Ministry Leaders – Eric Geiger Andy Savage’s Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because...

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Don’t Be This Leader

There are a number of leadership styles. Some are better than others and some are a matter of taste or personality. But there is one style that I think is always unhealthy and unfortunately...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. The 5 Essential Practices Of Leaders Who Multiply Leaders – Carey Nieuwhof 12 Brainstorming Ideas that WILL Improve Team Creativity – Charles Stone 10...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. Go and check them out. Five Reasons My Family Loves (Really!) Ministry Together – Sam Rainer Pruning! 3 Ministry Areas to Tackle |...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should read. What Ebenezer Scrooge Can Teach Us About Generosity – Jeremy Lott Armed Only with Vulnerability: Sean Palmer on the Mission of God – Derek Vreeland...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. Research and Thoughts on Billy Graham’s Legacy and Leadership – Eric Geiger I’m an Evangelical Ecumenist? What Does That Even Mean? – Ed Setzer...

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Pastors and Titles

I have had numerous titles during my ministry career. I have been pastor, reverend, padre, chaplain, captain and hopefully soon, doctor. But what titles, if any, should a pastor use? In my first ministry...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should check out. 7 Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes – Carey Nieuwhof 10 More Signs that a Church Has Settled for Mediocrity – Chuck Lawless Sticky...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you might find interesting. Seeking Counsel & Empowering Others: More Biblical Practices That Businesses Embrace and Stuck Churches Avoid – Tony Morgan 3 Ways To Increase Your Attendance...

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What is Advent?

As I write this, it is the day before the first Sunday of Advent. But what is Advent? I don’t want to just assume that everyone knows what Advent is. Even within the church,...

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Pastors Don’t Need a Day Off

“The devil doesn’t take a day off and so neither should the pastor.” Have you ever heard that one? But then again, perhaps Satan is not the best model for healthy leadership. At the...

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Fusion – Review

One of the most exciting things for a pastor is seeing new visitors at a worship service. The hope is that they will connect and return. But does this just come down to hope?...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you should check out. 6 Lessons I’ve Learned from 6 Years of Multisite Church Leadership – Paul Alexander Only In a Small Church: Face Time With the Pastor...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. 10 Pet Peeves about Church (from One Who Loves It) – Joe McKeever Three Bad Excuses for Avoiding Leadership Development – Eric Geiger...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that are worth checking out. 8 Signs Your Church May Be Closing Soon – Thom Rainer Echo Chambers in Discipleship – Daniel Im Judging Ministry Success – Darryl Dash...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. Go and check them out. 6 Reasons Men Should Read More Stories than Men’s Books – Barnabas Piper The King of Your Mountain...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I discovered this week. 4 Ways Spurgeon’s Teaching on Love Shapes Our Leadership – Eric Geiger Enjoy Leadership by Keeping Your Relationship with God Fresh – Rick Warren...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. 10 Ways Pastors Can Keep Their Sanity – Joe McKeever 10 Ways to Pastor Your Church That Will Never Be Obsolete – Eric McKiddie...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts I came across this week. The Most Difficult Thing about Praying – Joe McKeever 5 Great Things That Happen When Leaders Get Out of Their Offices – Eric Geiger Live...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. Go and check them out. What Kind of Dog Are You? [Thoughts from Shoe Dog for Ministry Leaders] – Eric Geiger 4 Steps...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you might want to check out. What Should Your Church Pay the Guest Preacher? – Joe McKeever 5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Team – Charles Stone The...

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People to Be Loved – Review

I don’t think that there has been any view within our culture that has changed as much in recent decades as that toward homosexuality. When I think back to my youth, homosexuality was not...

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On Being a Pastor and Teacher

Between my time as the pastor of Woodford Baptist Church/First Baptist Church Meaford and my current church of Queen Street Baptist Church, I had an opportunity to wrestle with my calling. During that time,...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that you might find interesting. A Sneaky way to Change the Culture of your Church Staff Team – Paul Alexander The Obscure Link Between Instant Gratification and Change –...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here some leadership posts that you should go and check out. 7 Small Ways Leaders Can Build Credibility – Eric Geiger Leaders: What You Should Know About Your Team – Phil Cooke Five Reasons...

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