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Every time you try to move, the pain becomes excruciating. You are literally abandoned. You see your blood seep out of your body and over the next few hours you become faint, as you slowly go into shock. You know you are dying, and there’s nothing you can do.
Reading Barnabas Piper’s new book, The Curious Christian, was a very affirming activity for me. Not because I’m a fan of confirmation bias, but because he’s noticed some of the same things I have: many people—especially Christians—aren’t all that curious.
Much of what a leader does can seem unproductive at times – and that is a good thing.
Succeeding in today’s world, especially in the church world, requires you to possess certain traits. In order to thrive in a fast-changing world, effective leaders make and implement decisions, possess agility and include others in decision-making. Regardless of their respective industry or ministry, effective leaders make decisions and implement strategies to implement their decision.
You’ve worked so hard to get your guests to come to Easter … now invite them to come back!
Unless you are planting a new church, you will be inheriting another church’s leadership team – often staff but definitely lay leadership. So what should a new pastor do with leadership who are firmly in place?
On this Good Friday, it is good to remember what the cross accomplishes.
Here are six things Jesus does with sin:
A recent post on the urgency needed in many churches struck a nerve with many readers. Today, we unpack that post and talk about nine much needed changes for many churches.
I have the privilege of pastoring Wilkesboro Baptist Church, in Wilkesboro, NC. We are a church in the middle of the Bible belt—a moniker for the region of the South where churches dot the landscape as frequently as convenient stores.
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