These 6 Lessons Will Help You be a Better Pastor

These 6 Lessons Will Help You be a Better Pastor

To be known is to be loved. All people have a deep need to belong; when we do not have a sense of belonging, we will look for it relentlessly. We long for this in our families and with our friends. In the relationships where we are known intimately yet still accepted,...
Who Has What Authority in the Church?

Who Has What Authority in the Church?

What is the relationship between congregational authority and the elders’ authority?   When it comes to authority in the church, we must remember that the ultimate goal is to provide discipleship that leads people to greater maturity in Christ. Ephesians 4:11–13...
When Is An Elder Disqualified From Ministry?

When Is An Elder Disqualified From Ministry?

We all have treasured items we keep for special events. It may be a shirt, a dress, a pen, dishes, or a piece of jewelry. We pull them out to be used for something unique, but otherwise, we leave them tucked away and protected from daily use. These items are set...
How to Read More so You Can Lead Better [video]

How to Read More so You Can Lead Better [video]

Readers are Leaders.  If you are not reading, then you are not improving your skills and you will quickly be irrelevant. A true leader takes the time to read so that they are learning new things and stay relevant with those they are reaching, selling to or serving. In...
Questions a Pastor Should Ask in an Interview

Questions a Pastor Should Ask in an Interview

In preparation for my assignment to Grace Chapel (by God’s sovereign will) I had already served in four other churches. One of those churches was the role of Senior Pastor. Because of my experience in candidating before, my wife and I were resolved to ask the right...