Numbers are often an indicator—or symptom—of things that may be going on underneath the surface.
Pastors can be the worst at allowing others to hijack the time God has given them.
Identifying and dealing effectively with the sucker-punch church member is an essential skill every pastor needs to develop.
Each contributing author speaks from rich experience refined not merely in the halls of academia, but also in the trenches of actual cross-cultural experience in the Muslim world.
“Sucker-punch church members” can cause a lot of damage. How can you spot them?
Last month, two young football players helped us all see how everyone contributes to victory, even from the bench.
Some people are going to love you. Others are going to hate your guts. Most realize you are just a servant of the Lord doing the best you can.
Let’s raise up other leaders around us. It is essential. But we cannot measure the value of our leadership by whether our work is marked by a string of successes.
Many of them were not even aware of they were dying, and when their trajectory was pointed out, they simply chose to deny it.
Part of successfully growing disciples in the midst of our own chaos is to understand that our people live in the same chaos.