Protect Your Church’s Children Against Sexual Abuse Nightmare

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He looked like the ideal youth minister -- recommended by a friend of the pastor, personable, and leading a thriving ministry to teens at …
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As Pastors We Must Teach and Train Parents

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I met Heather in a packed hallway after the service one Sunday morning. When I asked her what she hoped to gain by worshipping with us, she …
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7 Ways of Dealing with the Torment of Criticism

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LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

Why is it that the most gifted among us are sometimes the most insecure? Why is it so easy to become discouraged by criticism? Why do we …
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5 Questions: Are You a Ministry-aholic?

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According to a 2009 LifeWay Research study, you and I work too much. It said the average full-time pastor works 55 hours a week. And that’s …
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Apple Is Changing the Church; Is Your Church Ready?

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“What do you see coming down the pike that will impact the church?”  A pastor asked me that a year ago and I surprised him by holding up my …
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3 Ways to Beat the Monday Morning Ministry Blues

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Mondays are often hard for young leaders. And for older leaders, too. Ministers, pastors, and church planters pour themselves out for the …
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I Am a Foreigner

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I don’t like that word. I don’t like to hear people called “foreigners” on American soil. And frankly, I just don’t care that much about the …
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4 Books to Pack for Your Summer Vacation

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If there’s one thing that is synonymous with summer, it’s vacation. As we head into the hottest days of the year, I hope all of you are …
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Leadership Lifter: Understanding the Uniqueness of Your Church

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In this Leadership Lifter, originally taught to the staff of Saddleback Church, Pastor Rick Warren challenges you to understand the …
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5 Truths About Pride and 6 About Confidence

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Pride Confidence

The decision I made to move into full-time vocational ministry was one of the most difficult decisions of my life. It took me nearly a year …
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