How to Stay Encouraged in Ministry

How much does it take to discourage you? How do you stay encouraged? If you don’t have a proven practice to stay encouraged in ministry your leadership will have all the ups and downs of a roller coaster. Aside from burnout there is the daily grind that wears on a...

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...

Pastor Burnout: Don’t Let it Happen to You

Pastor Burnout: It 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...

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...