10 Stupid Things Pastors Say

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Gotta tell ya, pastors say some of the stupidest things! Now, I am a BIG pastor fan (I am one), but… sometimes in the name of Jesus, church, …
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Your Influence and Visibility Matter

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Light

“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put …
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Servant Leaders Have a Tolerance for Imperfection

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Imperfection

Transparency coming straight at you! I suck at this. I expect much of everyone. I expect much of me. And, unfortunately, my expectation …
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Free Ebook: Transformational Partnerships – Church to Church

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Transformational Partnerships

  Making disciples is a team sport. If a local church wants to disciple a neighborhood, community or city, they can’t do it …
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An Invitation to Lead People to Discover Their Purpose

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Recently a 22-year-old named Mark connected with me through social media and asked, "How do I know what my purpose in life is?" As we …
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7 Good Books for the Leader’s Library

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Spiritual Influence

Recently, Pastor Rick tweeted, asking our community to talk about some good new books for leaders. You came through! Here are seven we've …
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3 Ways to Network the Right Way

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Connect With Others

I don’t know what it is about the word networking, but it seems to have taken on a negative connotation in the church world over the years. …
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Planning a One Day Mission Event

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Serve

One Day mission events are a great way to ‘prime the pump’ of outreach and evangelism in your church.  These events are opportunities to …
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The Power of Why

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I want to know why you do what you do. I’m reading a book called WHY: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek. …
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How to Fire a Minister – and Have Him Like It!

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As the incoming pastor, I asked the church committee not to terminate Manley, a staff member whose chief failing was that he was …
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