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Links of the Week
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“Intercessory prayer” is one of those terms we never (usually) use, but is something hopefully all of us practice. Every time we pray for someone else—when we bring the needs of another before the Lord, whether “serious” or “simple”, we are interceding on behalf of that person. We are praying for them. This, at the most basic level, is what intercessory prayer is.
If you are going to attempt to lead your church in growth, you will be criticized. Period.
If the Apostle Paul was ruthlessly criticized at every step of his journey, you can pretty much assume that you will be too.
The average adult reads less than one book a year. If “leaders are readers” holds true, you’d be four steps ahead if you read just one book each month. Imagine what your life would look like if you read one book every day.
Last Easter, I wrote a post about “11 Reasons Pastors Struggle on Easter.” Now, the Christmas season is upon us. Despite all the fun of this holiday, this time of year can also be difficult for pastors. Here are several reasons why:
Christmas is just around the corner and it’s a strategically important time of year for churches looking to grow. How should you focus your communications efforts leading up to the big day at your church? Here’s a core truth for growing churches when it comes to special days like this:
If I could choose one more course for ministry training and preparation, it would be “Courageous Leadership.” I hear from so many pastors and staff who are trained well in the classical disciplines, but who are ill-prepared for the real world of church ministry.
You’re Not an Accident – Spoken Word (Shameless plug!)