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Five Kinds of Goals God Blesses

As you look ahead, I hope you’ve already penciled in some goals to pursue over the next 12 months. January …

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 …

Five Steps to a Fresh START

Our God is the God of second chances and fresh starts. Pastor, as you head into 2022, you may be …

How to Prepare for Dream Busters

In my last Ministry Toolbox article, I shared some tips on how to chase big dreams. But as with any …

Eight Steps to Dreaming Bigger Dreams

Every church leader needs a dream. Most leaders start out with a dream, but those dreams tend to shrink to …

Setting Goals You’ll Reach (Part 1)

Research tells us that more people struggle with setting goals than they do accomplishing them. Sitting down and actually thinking …

How Ministry Leaders Plan (Part One)

Few things in life happen spontaneously. You need a plan—a plan for building relationships, for witnessing to others, for reading …

The Type of Leader God Uses, Part 2

(This article is part 2 of a 2 part series, you can find part 1 HERE.) God uses people of …

The Type of Leader God Uses, Part 1

God uses people of faith. The Bible says, “Without faith, it is impossible to please God” (Hebrews 11:6 NIV). The …

4 Steps to Achieving Your 2019 Goals

You’ll never find the ideal time to take the next step toward your goals. So do it now. Those three …

3 Ways to Replace Busyness with Purpose in Your Ministry

More than 70 percent of pastors say they work between 55 to 75 hours every single week. Those numbers may …

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