3 False Sources of Confidence in Ministry

“I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service.” So wrote the elder Paul to younger Timothy (1 Timothy 1:12 NLT) Paul’s words are the introduction to the Bible’s three volume textbook on pastoral ministry (1 & 2 Timothy and Titus). And in […]

Ways to Be More Likeable

Let’s face it, in a world where we’re hearing, “Do whatever makes you happy,” more and more, we need more nice and Likeable people.

5 Traits of Magnetic Leaders

1. They ask caring questions They ask questions that go far beyond superficial interest. They draw me out with pointed questions that show they genuinely care about me and it never sounds scripted.

Ways to Be More Likeable

Let’s face it, in a world where we’re hearing, “Do whatever makes you happy,” more and more, we need more nice and Likeable people.

How Do You Get People On Board With Vision?

You spend some great time with God. You really feel you know what the next step of Kingdom growth for your church should look like. You begin to move in that direction and earnestly try and get buy in, just to be met with disappointment and frustration. This happens all too often when a leader […]

12 Ways Your Phone Can Help You Grow

Bible Study Apps There are several Bible study apps that work well on an iPhone (or any other phone). Of course, the Bible from Lifechurch.tv is great, but I like the suite of apps from Olive Tree. You can add commentaries to it on a purchase by purchase basis and sync across all your devices. […]