Is your church dedication to Christ's Sovereignty and Lordship?
Are you in leadership to serve or be served?
Is your church's direction from Christ our Lord or from what is happening now?
See the entire series here: /Leadership-from-the-Gospels
Research on the Happenings in Pastors' Personal and Church Lives.
So, what is going on with today's servants of the Church?
Since first studying pastors in the late 80's, we are seeing significant shifts in the last 20 years on how pastors view their calling and how churches treat them.
If pastors were given a 'do over,' would they choose another career other than full-time ministry? 78%, said No!
PDF Report with graphs and insights:
We have an entirely new website; months of undertaking from many dedicated people. And we are still working on it. Over one thousand Biblical, practical and well-researched articles and curriculums, all for you to use to build a better church for our Lord's glory!
Are there any hidden codes in the Bible?
One of the foundational qualities of the Bible is its clarity (sometimes called perspicuity). That means Scripture's main teachings are plain enough to be understood without the need of special expertise or church-sanctioned interpretations. (3/7/2008)
The Leadership Challenge
Too often people confuse a strong-willed personality as an effective leader, leadership is not being strong-willed, rather having a strong sense of purpose that is centered upon God. The church of our Lord needs leaders, not petty instigators. There are too many churches that substitute a petty person for a godly person and see no distinction, because the people who put them in power do not know the difference. (1/14/2008)
How to have a Devotional Time
How can I develop quality time with our Lord so I can become a deeper and more mature Christian? Here are nine thoughts to get you pointed in the right direction. (3/11/2008)
Dating of the Book of Revelation
The date is significant, because if Revelation was "just" written about far-away future events, then this letter to people in dire stress was mostly meaningless. How could they listen to the words of the prophecies and obey something that was not relevant to them? (6/18/2009)