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How to Succeed Your Lead Pastor

Sometimes it happens where a staff member or key volunteer of a good church is just merrily going about their ministry…and then the lead pastor resigns. Boom! Transitions in churches happen all the time and generally, the church just starts…

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Clergy Housing Allowance Remains Legal For Pastors in the U.S.

The clergy housing allowance remains legal… Pastors in the U.S. received welcome news last Friday. On March 15th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit overruled a Federal District judge in Wisconsin. The judge had previously ruled the…

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The 21 Sound Bites Every Lead Pastor Loves to Hear

Click here to download the Church Audio Bundle. One of the most important aspects of every weekend is the “sound guy” at your church. He or she plays a major role in every component of the church service, whether it’s…

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How Your Family Can Compliment Your Ministry

  Ever heard it said, “family works against ministry” or “ministry works against family?” I have … and it saddens me every time I hear it. The Hardy’s have experienced it where ministry clearly complimented our family. We celebrated that….

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What the Four Generations of Faith Mean for Your Ministry

  While no family is guaranteed the children in the home will follow Jesus, I believe there is an awareness all of us can have as we raise them that will help to this end. I know Tony Evans and…

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How to Prioritize Commitments With So Many Demands for Your Time

  Priorities – The fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important than another. Commitments – A pledge or promise; an obligation. Now let’s put these two together. Prioritizing Commitments – The fact or condition of one…

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How Hobbies Will Make You A Better Pastor

  “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” This is an idiom that needs not be the description of any pastor or church leader anywhere in the world! Pastors are notorious for doing nothing but the ministry….

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How to Avoid the Summer Slump for Your Church

NOTE:  It may or may not be summer when you read this blog.  But you get the drift.  Any time of year, you could have a slump. So read this “Summer Slump” blog as an “Anytime Slump” blog and you’ll…

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How to Maintain a Sense of Church & Family Balance

  I have heard this question forever in ministry, “how do I balance church and family?” It is as if there is some magical scale out there that can be had that creates smooth sailing for pastors and church leaders…

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5 Steps to Translate What You Preach Into How You Live

Ever heard this one, “I’m not joining that church because everyone, including the pastor, is a hypocrite?” Of course, those of us inside the church are all too happy to tell that joker to join anyway because one more (them)…

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