A longtime pastor opens up about ways ministers become discouraged and how church members can counteract those discouragements.
06/15/2021 - By Glen Schmucker
Kyle Clayton, pastor of the Church at Quail Creek in Amarillo, shares three practices for keeping ministry in perspective.
06/07/2021 - By Kyle Clayton
Mahcoe Mikel suggests five practical ways congregations can care for their pastors and extend and enrich their ministries.
06/02/2021 - By Mahcoe Mikel
“One method of rebuilding our communities”—and ourselves—”is through the power of intentional narrative practices—telling our stories.”
05/26/2021 - By Keith Herron
El error más grande y costoso que el liderazgo de la iglesia puede hacer relacionado con el abuso sexual infantil es asumir que “no puede suceder aquí”.
05/19/2021 - By Scott Floyd
In what appears to be the 4th quarter of COVID, your pastor and ministry staff are tired—physically and spiritually. Jonathan Smith advocates for giving ministers a sabbatical.
05/18/2021 - By Jonathan Smith
Jim Lemons warns about the runner’s ‘bear’ and suggests three training tools for subduing it when it pounces.
05/12/2021 - By Jim Lemons
Is it better to be timeless or timely? Matt Cook, assistant director of the Center for Healthy Churches, suggests this is a false choice.
05/04/2021 - By Matt Cook / Center for Healthy Churches
Matt Snowden, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Waco, recalls Mr. Bud’s three-fold prayer every Wednesday night.
04/27/2021 - By Matt Snowden
Texas is full of small towns and small town churches. Matt Richard, pastor of one of them, sees unique blessings and challenges in them.
04/20/2021 - By Matt Richard
Michael Kumi Owusu points to the prevalence of depression in teenagers and the value of parental and pastoral support.
04/12/2021 - By Michael Kumi Owusu
¿Qué hará cuando ocurra algo inesperado que vuelva los ojos del mundo hacia usted y su ministerio? ¿Qué hará cuando los reporteros llamen, toquen a su puerta o aparezcan con cámaras?
04/09/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor