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!
The Teething of Tithing
Stewardship Part 3: Learning What It Means to Give Cheerfully! How do you feel when churches, ministries, or even missionaries seek you, asking for funds? Does it give you a toothache? Do you cringe and make the quickest possible exit, or do you see those requests as opportunities to serve? A lot of people run away from stewardship because they do not see it as God does. This is a reflection of our spiritual condition! We should never separate money and finances from our spiritual life. Yet, so many Christians do, seeking to be cheerful with what they can keep, not with how they can be used. Have you ever thought that (1/15/2008)
The Call of the Gospel
What is the thesis statement of your life and church? (10/6/2016)
Another Simple Witnessing Idea
Here is a simple way to help people understand the Gospel, which I picked up from Young Life years ago. All you need is a Bible, a piece of paper, and a pen. (1/23/2008)