Tag: pastoring


Three Things Every Lead Pastor Must Do

Every lead pastor, regardless of church size, should be devoted to three key priorities weekly. Beyond being committed to mission, relationships, prayer, personal character etc., these three priorities are essential for a lead pastor. These priorities apply to pastors who lead


The “Experts” Can’t Always Help You

If only there were a formula. We are promised that if we follow a formula we will have success. We love formulas. Give me the formula for a happy marriage, for perfect parenting, for successful church planting, for church growth.


For Large Church Pastors and those who feel like Ministry Failures

Abraham Lincoln once said “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Few of us handle power well. We see this even in small children. Give a few kids power


How to keep your Weaknesses from Destroying your Church

One of the realities of parenting is seeing my negative patterns and weaknesses replicated in my kids. It would be lovely if my kids reflected all of the strengths but none of my weaknesses.  But my kids in reality seem