20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Pastor

By | May 30th, 2016|

Let's cut the fluff and get real for a moment. Being a pastor is incredibly difficult. The church is often guilty of only painting a picture of the wonderful blessings of being called to ministry—like it only gets better day after day. We somehow forget to talk about the suffering involved. Did we forget, or [...]

Video Book Summaries For Busy Pastors

By | March 21st, 2016|

You are busy. You have more to do than you have time to do it. So how do you manage to squeeze in personal development time into an already packed schedule? I love reading books, but I have more books to read than I have time to read them. Good news. There is a great [...]

Free Sermon Evaluation Form – Get Help To Get Better

By | January 11th, 2016|

Photo Credit: LoneCamel via Compfight cc There is no such thing as a perfect sermon. No matter how much preaching experience you have, you can always improve. The best preachers are those who stay humble and hungry to get better. How do you evaluate your sermons? You can and should critique your own message, but [...]

Why Every Pastor Should Watch Daniel Tiger

By | March 13th, 2014|

One of my daughter’s favorite TV shows is a PBS show called Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. It is a modern spin-off of the classic Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. When my daughter first started watching it, I didn’t think much of it. But then something amazing happened. She began singing these little rhymes in different situations to help her make [...]