A Pastor’s Guide to Delegation

I woke up early this morning, had my quiet time, and began working on my own ministry. I was quickly reminded why leaders must become proficient at the skill of delegating. I have more vision than I have capacity, and so do you. I think life and ministry are like this...

Avoid Burnout as A Pastor

Burnout happened subtly; like a frog in a kettle, I didn’t know I was headed to disaster until it was too late. I didn’t see it coming, but I knew when it had happened. The church I led had plateaued and I was working my tail off to get it growing. Before I knew it,...

HUNGRY Leaders

Hungry leaders want their churches to grow. Few things cause us more pain and sleeplessness than a church that is stuck. Solomon told us, “A growing population is a king’s glory; a prince without subjects has nothing.” Translated: it feels good to have a growing...

Fire A Staff Member?

Another sleepless night. You couldn’t stop the questions: Do I possibly have to ask John to resign? How will he provide for his family? How many people will leave the church if John leaves? How long will it take to find the right replacement if he goes? Is there...