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When Ministry Gets Tough, Remember These 7 Truths

You’ll face many ups and downs in ministry. Just like the earth experiences spring, summer, fall, and winter, we experience …

Six Reasons to Develop the Habit of Generosity

Starting around Thanksgiving and through Christmas morning, we talk a lot about gifts this time of year. Many people think …

Becoming a Well-Respected Leader

Leadership is influence. The quickest way to see if you’re a leader is to look over your shoulder. If no …

Six Ways God Tests Your Faith & Character

God’s goal for our lives isn’t for us to be happy. It’s for us to grow in spiritual maturity.  Happiness …

Why You Need Goals in 2022

Most of the people in our congregations are stepping into 2022 hoping it will be better than 2021. Many have …

How God Uses Your Work to Help You Grow

Pastor, your work matters. God is using you to help people find him. He’s using you to meet the physical, …

8 Characteristics of Leaders Who Rebuild

In the coming months and years, the world will be in rebuilding mode. We’ll be rebuilding churches, communities, and economies. …

How God Grows You Through the 6 Phases of Faith

Did you know that God uses a very predictable process to build your character? I call it the Six Phases …

6 Ways to Earn the Right to Lead People

You’ll never have to earn God’s favor. God loves you and is pleased with you completely because of grace and …

Charisma Is Optional, Character and Competence Are Essential

All leadership is built on two things—character and competence. Those are the twin values of leadership. Charisma is optional. Some …

How to Keep Your Integrity As a Leader

In my previous Ministry Toolbox, I wrote about the three greatest temptations of leadership. Now I want to talk about …

How to Preach with Authenticity

The kind of preaching that changes lives is from the heart to the heart, not from the head to the …

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