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12 burdens pastors most frequently carry

Chuck Lawless, Professor of Evangelism and Missions, and Dean of the Graduate School at Southeastern Seminary, says pastors are most often weighed down by the following twelve things: 180 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Stopping Slander in Our Churches

There is a megachurch in the United States that hires dozens of staff members all the time … and fires some as well.

According to one of the church’s former senior pastors, whenever a staff member is dismissed, the same reason is privately given as to why that person left: 2,357 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Why Church?

This week I asked two questions that sparked a larger conversation. 1) What makes going to a Church service beneficial to you? 2) What makes a Church service a good place for (non-Christians, seekers, newcomers, etc. 729 more words

Chad Spriggs

Seven Principles for Resolving Pastor-Church Conflict

Imagine that you’re a governing board member of a medium-sized congregation.

One of your fellow board members comes to you and says, “There is a movement inside our church to get rid of our pastor.  526 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

When a Pastor Suspects Conflict

No pastor is infallible.

Sometimes I hear about pastors who act like they are faultless.  No matter what they say or do … no matter how many people they offend or wound … these pastors believe, “I am always right.” 760 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Starting Over

I went to the new church today and as Chinese New Year approaches, I am taking a big step and decision to get more active and involved in the new church. 461 more words

5 Ways A Pastor is Like Being an NFL Coach

The Super Bowl is just around the corner, the playoffs are here, and the NFL is dominating the sports world. As I think of the life of an NFL coach, there are many similarities between the life of a pastor and the life of an NFL coach. 965 more words