To succeed as a pastor, you have to be connected to the people who are in the church. After all, a good shepherd knows his sheep. Sometimes pastors—intentionally or not—become detached and as a result become numb to what’s happening in the congregation. Sam shares five ways leaders (and pastors) can go numb to what’s happening around them.
Art recently conducted an informal survey on pastoral burnout at his blog. He followed that up with this post—a letter to a burned out pastor.
Congregations across America call pastors to their churches in a variety of ways. Many times, the responsibility for recommending a pastor to a congregation falls upon a pastor search committee. What happens when that committee can’t agree can often be harmful to the church. Here are 7 helpful tips to avoid the pain of a disagreeing pastor search committee.
Taken from a recent 9Marks report, these nine ways to pray for a church and pastor can benefit every church and pastor.
Are those listening to your sermons struggling to digest them or are you having difficulty delivering them effectively? Maybe there’s just too much information in the sermon.
On first glance, it may seem obvious that sermons should be God-centered. But I’ve heard several sermons that weren’t. Darryl provides seven reason why it’s critical your sermons be God-centered.