5 Keys To A Great Christmas Sermon

By | 2014-12-20T09:44:11+00:00 December 20th, 2014|

Photo Credit: SpreadTheMagic via Compfight cc For a church, Christmas Eve services are typically one of the highest attended days of the year. A great message is absolutely essential on such a big day. This may be the only time many of these people will give your church a chance. This may be the [...]

Do You Make This One Common Preaching Mistake?

By | 2017-01-04T00:15:49+00:00 February 8th, 2013|

One of the most common mistakes that preachers make is too much time behind a desk. Preachers do need time for study and sermon prep along with balancing the many demands of pastoral ministry. But if preachers never get away from the desk, they will soon lose touch with people. “Many a preacher misses the mark [...]

Why a Healthy Ministry Requires a Healthy Family

By | 2017-01-04T00:15:53+00:00 January 17th, 2013|

Do you ever feel like your ministry is getting in the way of your family? Do you ever feel like your relationship with your spouse is worse because of your job? Are you worried that your kids will fit the statistic of becoming messed up pastor’s kids? You aren’t alone. 80% of pastors feel that [...]

7 Questions Every Preacher Must Ask Them Self

By | 2017-01-04T00:15:54+00:00 December 10th, 2012|

The best way to learn and grow is to ask good questions. Here are 7 Bible-based questions that every preacher needs to ask them self. Bonus: If you really want honest answers and are feeling brave, ask your spouse or a trusted friend to answers these questions about you. 1. Who am I really trying [...]

The Best iPhone Apps for Pastors 2

By | 2017-01-04T00:15:55+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|

An updated and revised version of this list that combines both part 1 and part 2, can be found here. Yesterday I wrote Part 1 of my list of favorite iPhone apps that I use as a pastor. Today I finish up with Part 2. Note: The links are affiliate links, which means I get [...]