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Being Left Behind In Conflict or Grief

With any movie I watch, I always try to gain a life lesson from it. I’m a big fan of movies, analogies, and teachable moments, so I always seek to learn and find new ways to explain “life” through these three things. 1,514 more words


Hurt in a church? A must read:

The following is such a good article. Highly recommend reading all of it.  It’s full of wisdom that’s helpful to understand whether you’ve been hurt in a church, know someone who has, or not. 269 more words


Church Conflict and Robbers

The great preacher John Chrysostom was asks what is it that destroys the bond of peace, the unity of the Spirit, the expression of Christ’s love within the church? 419 more words

Biblical Counseling

From the Archives: How Can We Improve Our Prayer Life?

By Gilbert W. Stafford

I received a letter from a local church leader in which he told me a few of the people in his congregation disagreed with some of the policies of the pastor; consequently, they were boycotting the church. 1,411 more words

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Macro-Managers See the Big Picture

“Micro-managers try to control everything that takes place within their churches. These are leaders who want to be in control of everything and everyone. They are always afraid that something may go wrong. 99 more words

The Christian Centruy Article "Pastor in the Middle"

The Christian Century just released an article which I adapted from my book called “Pastor in the Middle.”



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Read my interview about "Surviving Ministry"

(Recently my publisher interviewed me about my book, Surviving Ministry: How to Weather the Storms of Church Leadership. Here’s what I had to say.) 899 more words

Pastoral Ministry