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Pastors Are Not Leaving the Ministry in Droves

There is a widely cited statistic circulating that asserts that between 1,700 pastors leave the ministry every month. That is a staggering number. If true, that translates to roughly 20,400 men and women walking away from what they had claimed was a… 526 more words

Spiritual Growth

3 Steps To Develop A Culture of Service – Part 2 of 2

This is part two of the article published in the previous post.

Repeat it

The pulpit (or table, in my case) will always be a key place to shape the values and culture of a church. 846 more words

Holiness

3 Steps To Develop A Culture of Service – Part 1 of 2

By Ed Stetzer

Having a missional culture established through instilling it, repeating it, and celebrating it will provoke members to love and good deeds. 

Why is it that churches often get stuck and turn inward, and what can be done to reverse this inwardly-focused approach? 593 more words

Holiness

Tuesday's Influence Online Articles

Today, over at InfluenceMagazine.com:

  • Ed Stetzer asks, “Are You an Interventionist Leader?” I particularly loved this quote: “God didn’t call you to babysit. God called you to lead people so that they can be on mission.” Amen to that!
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Influence Magazine

Reaching the Next Generation or Any Generation!

“When it comes to the next generation, I’m sure of two things:

1) We aren’t too effective today at reaching (or keeping) the next generation. 201 more words

Discipleship Training

Tuesday's Influence Online Articles

Today, over at InfluenceMagazine.com:

  • Ed Stetzer offers four practical insights about leading for the long term. Ed now writes a monthly column for Influence…
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Influence Magazine

Uncovered Gems #3: "The Singer" by Calvin Miller

“How did you manage to make them cherish all this nothingness?” he asked the World Hater.

“I simply make them feel embarrassed to admit that they are incomplete. 461 more words

Poetry