Reaching people for Jesus often requires winning them over. So reputation matters. Here are 3 things hurting the Church's reputation in the world.
The longer I’ve been in ministry and studied ministry the more I’ve realized that just about every hot button conflict seems to boil down to one large issue. From conflicts of music style, to teaching style, and even decorations, the heart of the problem seems to lie within the disagreement of generational preferences.Should we throw … Continue reading 4 Ways Believers Can Bridge The Generational Divide In Church
When I was young, my family was invited to church by a close friend. It soon became the church we regularly went to. There was no deep discussion that I can remember about whether or not the denomination was right for us. The questions we had were whether or not we were welcomed and could … Continue reading How To Know If Your Denomination Is The Right One
Pastors love their congregations. They really do. Every pastor sees the people of their church as their people. These are the people they have given their lives to. The people they serve tirelessly. The people they pray for. The congregation’s physical and spiritual well being is a pastor’s deepest concern. Your pastor loves you. But that … Continue reading 5 Things That Drive Your Pastor Crazy
I love being a pastor. Since the age of 19, it’s all I’ve ever wanted to be. I’m passionate about preaching, developing leaders, and reaching the world for Jesus. I’ve never doubted God’s call on my life, and those close to me have continued to confirm my call along the way. But as I began … Continue reading Being a Pastor is Harder Than it Looks
Three Things To Do When We Disagree as Church Leaders