As Dan points out, pastors owe it to their congregants to preach the whole counsel of God—including the tough passages.
Your team will rarely outperform the bar you set for them as a leader. So as a leader, you must constantly be the one raising the bar not only for yourself, but for the entire organization.
Brad has put together quite a comprehensive list of the influential movements he’s seeing in the Christian community. From my personal viewpoint, it’s encouraging to see so many LifeWay partners on this list.
Matt shares how we sometimes use the wrong measurements when determining success as pastors and reminds us that a pastor’s primary calling is that spiritual leadership, not entrepreneurial leadership.