Focus on form over function has stifled once-booming businesses, but some have remembered their function and adapted to a new day.
By Jesse Joyner
Sometimes, a church and its long-tenured pastor find it hard to say a necessary, “Goodbye.” Karl Fickling shares the importance of knowing when to part.
By Karl Fickling
Sometimes, a group within a church works against a pastor. Karl Fickling shares what he has learned about addressing conflict to avoid a bad parting.
Sometimes, churches and pastors start off on the wrong foot. Karl Fickling shares what he has learned about avoiding a difficult parting.
The current pandemic forcing social restrictions is a time ripe for learning. Barry Howard, a ministerial coach, suggests positive things churches are learning.
By Barry Howard / Center for Healthy Churches
Robert Creech, professor of pastoral leadership and mentor to countless pastors, offers encouragement to pastors leading through the pressures of a pandemic.
By Robert Creech
Angela Gorrell, assistant professor of practical theology at Truett Seminary, provides a free guide to creating participatory worship services as churches go online.
By Angela Gorrell / Baylor University
Scott Jones, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Rockport, shares what he learned from enduring Hurricane Harvey that is helping him lead through the coronavirus pandemic.
By Scott Jones
Are you scurrying to take your worship service online and looking for counsel on how to preach for video recordings? Here’s advice from a professor of preaching.
By Stephen Rummage
To finish the ministry marathon, a person needs to look, not only inward and outward, but also ahead and, counter-intuitively, up.
By Jim Lemons / Dallas Baptist University
Ministers who want to be good for the long haul need to look around, giving attention to friendships, colleagues and their families.
Humility releases anxiety. Matt Cook, assistant director of the Center for Healthy Churches, continues his series on traits of thriving congregations.
By Matt Cook / Center for Healthy Churches