or many years, I’ve felt that the single-most important act of the holidays is giving to Christ at Christmas.
How to Defeat Discouragement
Somebody once said there are two things in life we can’t avoid, taxes and death. I’d like to add a third, discouragement. Church leader or not, you will face it. It’s an inevitable part of life. Here’s how I’ve learned to defeat discouragement. Some time back discouragement hit me like a ton of bricks one week. It all…
We Need (and the World Needs) Safe Churches
Sabbath Rest – Saying No Leads to Saying Yes
Have you ever gone to bed and thought, “I have nothing more to do. Everything is done…” Oh, that’s right. You haven’t. I haven’t either. We live in a culture of more, more, more. It’s difficult to say no and our bodies and souls pay the price. We are maxed and overcommitted, dreaming of the next…
Pastor: 5 Proven Ways to Avoid Church Burnout
Ministry leaders are especially susceptible to burnout: church burnout. If you’ve ever felt this, Pastor, you need a lifeline!
Have You Exceeded Your Leadership Margin?
Margin is defined as the “space between ourselves and our limits.” That’s true for our leadership margin as well.