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Why Pastors Should Go On More Walks

Many pastors have a sitting problem. We sit 90% of the day. We sit while writing sermons. We sit while answering email. We sit while making phone calls. We sit in meetings. We sit while counseling people. We sit at restaurants. We sit driving to work. We sit in Bible studies. Some of us even […]

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4 Steps to Mastering Your To-Do List

Ministry is never finished. There is so much to do. And there is always more to be done! You could always study more, pray more, plan more, email more, Facebook more, meet more, write more… more. more. more. If you aren’t careful, your to-do list can get out of control fast. Before you know it, […]

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How to Handle Distractions While Preaching

What is the most distracting thing that has ever happened to you while preaching? For me it was when I was a youth pastor at a church in New Mexico. I was preaching to a group of high school students. In the middle of my message, a boy stood up, jumped onto his chair and […]

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Preaching Quote #10 – J.H. Jowett

I love this quote from The Preacher: His Life and Work by J.H. Jowett “I have a conviction that no sermon is ready for preaching, not ready for writing out, until we can express its theme in a short, pregnant sentence as clear as a crystal. I find the getting of that sentence is the […]

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The Secret to Winning Time Management

Do you want to increase your productivity, simplify your life and get more done? Great, me too! On a quest to improve my time management skills, I discovered a few things I want to share with you. Most people (myself included) fail at time management because they approach it the entirely wrong way. We think […]

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