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Some Practical Thoughts from the Front Lines on Ministry-Family Balance

I have spent Thanksgiving visiting dying people in the hospital. A few years ago I did a funeral on Christmas Eve. There have been occasions I’ve had to shift family things around to accommodate church matters. 779 more words

The Crux Of The Matter

I hope your coffee is hot, your notebook page is blank, and your pen is ready! Let’s dig down to the bedrock of what it takes to see a church be life-giving and thrive in the way Christ designed His church to thrive. 913 more words


Why I Failed in Church Ministry

I had a conversation yesterday with a few of my co-workers as we drove back from a meeting in Denton. We were talking about leadership and dealing with difficult people and I found myself once again thinking back to my days in full-time church ministry. 348 more words

Darren's Story

Darren (not his real name) is a steady, humble, compassionate man. A great pastor. A faithful teacher of God’s Word.

But one day, he crashed. 797 more words

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Robert's story

“There is not a church in America that I would pastor for $5 million. I would manage a Wendy’s before I’d be the senior pastor of a church. 537 more words

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Don't forget, pastor...

When you feel the pressure to perform, to succeed, to grow your church…

When fellow leaders tell you they want to see more results…

When the voice inside your head tells you you’re not good enough… 47 more words

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