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Mark Batterson Book – Double Blessing

To be blessed… what exactly is that? To be doubly blessed… can that be?   In his new book, Double Blessing, author Mark Batterson drills into the specifics of both the blessing and the double blessing.  Some think of God as the one who blesses, the one…

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Why Invest in the Church Board?

Members of the church board are some of the finest people to ever walk alongside the lead pastor. They help carry the vision and mission of the church forward to reach spiritually lost people with the Gospel. The best Church…

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How to Equip Church Board Members

Church board members are one of the greatest gifts given to a pastor and a local church. These wonderful servants of the Lord lift the arms of the pastor and help advance the vision and mission of the church. The…

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John Lindell Book – Soul Set Free

What Is Grace? Is it something I earn, I deserve, I can conjure up by some magic of my own? Is grace really liberating or are there a few conditions? Can I really comprehend a grace without condition? Probably most…

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The 7 Essential Purposes of the Church Board

One of the things I’ve seen for years, in working with pastors and church boards, is the frequent lack of understanding of the real purpose of the board. Why does it even exist? For the wise and discerning pastor and…

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How Self-Policing Can Help a Negative Church Board Member Become Positive

What in the world do you do with a church board member who goes sideways in a meeting? How can you help that negative church board member become positive? Here’s an idea.  How about the church board self-police?  Ever heard…

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Top 3 Responsibilities of Every Church Board

Board members I’ve known over the years are wonderful men and women who desire nothing more than to serve their pastor and their church. They love Jesus and give of themselves to serve. Because I’ve been around the block a…

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How to Set the Pastor’s Salary and Benefits

Today, we’re going to dissect the issue of a pastor’s salary and benefits; how to set it and establish the best possible compensation for the pastor. I can tell you one thing for sure; it is almost universal that this…

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Church Board Members Disagreeing Without Drawing Blood

Strong lead pastors and strong board members CAN get along. And they CAN disagree without drawing blood and still get along. I remember back in the day, I served a great church in Des Moines, Iowa. This was a church…

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Church Government: Democracy vs Theocracy?

Not sure how it is in other parts of the world, but here in the U.S. we now live in a 24/7/365 election cycle. This election cycle is what keeps the wheels turning just west of the Atlantic Ocean. Some…

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