Scott Jones, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Rockport whose building was damaged in Hurricane Harvey, offers tips for helping after a hurricane.
08/27/2020 - By Scott Jones
Dalese Black, with a lifetime in ministry, reminds ministers to be mindful of their limitations and to engage in self-examination for their own well-being.
07/29/2020 - By Dalese Black
Pastors and leaders need to know themselves and face their fears, basing their identity on the solid ground of God’s grace rather than their performance.
07/23/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
The more connected ministers are to local resources and community coalitions, the more support reaches the most vulnerable people in our communities.
07/01/2020 - By Rachel Gillespie
In response to the exhaustion that comes with grief layered on grief, Jayne Hugo Davis offers the practice of contemplative prayer.
06/17/2020 - By Jayne Hugo Davis / Center for Healthy Churches
Steve Bezner gives reasons why pastors are burning out or quitting ministry and ways they and their churches can prevent these outcomes. This is a two-part series.
06/15/2020 - By Steve Bezner
Steve Bezner provides insight into reasons for increasing numbers of pastors taking their own lives, burning out or quitting ministry. This is a two-part series.
06/10/2020 - By Steve Bezner
Focus on form over function has stifled once-booming businesses, but some have remembered their function and adapted to a new day.
05/27/2020 - 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.
05/26/2020 - 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.
05/20/2020 - By Karl Fickling
Sometimes, churches and pastors start off on the wrong foot. Karl Fickling shares what he has learned about avoiding a difficult parting.
05/13/2020 - By Karl Fickling
The current pandemic forcing social restrictions is a time ripe for learning. Barry Howard, a ministerial coach, suggests positive things churches are learning.
04/27/2020 - By Barry Howard / Center for Healthy Churches