Five Ways Pastors Can Keep a Healthy Schedule

Do you know which pastors struggle the most with burn out? It’s actually not pastors of large churches. It’s pastors of small churches. If you’ve ever pastored a small church you understand why. You’re expected to be everywhere and take Continue Reading

4 Questions to Ask Your Leaders Every Monday Morning

Sometimes we make things harder than they need to be. I’m certainly guilty of this. A few months ago, I was trying to figure out how to be in two places at once. The church I serve has two campuses, Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Church Boards Fail

I wonder how much of the decline of the Church in America can be attributed back to church boards. Just this week I spoke with a pastor who was walking away from his church because he didn’t feel like they Continue Reading

Help, My Church Refuses to Change

A few years ago, there was a pastor who noticed the average age of his church was getting older and their attendance was in decline. Like anyone with a passion for reaching the lost, he wanted to think of a Continue Reading

Learning How to Lead Yourself

The most difficult person you and I will ever have to lead is ourselves. Sure, there may be others who frustrate us and drive us crazy, but you and I are the real problem. I believe the apostle Paul summed Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Churches Fail

Over the past five years, studies have shown that between 60%-80% of American churches have either plateaued or are declining. Similar studies show that thousands of churches are closing their doors every year. While these numbers are concerning, there are Continue Reading