15 Things Pastors Need to Stop Right Now

By | January 18th, 2017|

Dear Pastor, I love you. I want nothing more than for you to be all who God wants you to be. So this might hurt a little. I’m writing you this letter because I have noticed a few things that we have fallen into saying or doing that don’t represent Christ well. With all due [...]

A Better Way to Reach Your Goals This Year

By | January 4th, 2017|

It’s that time again where everyone is setting goals and making plans for the new year. As a pastor, my biggest frustration with setting goals is that I feel pressured to set result-oriented goals. I will grow the attendance by 10% by the end of the year. I will recruit ten new volunteers for the [...]

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 [...]