Schuller on the Power of Positive Thinking

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” – Robert H. Schuller, pastor, evangelist, author, and motivational speaker September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015


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$25 Sale – You Owe it to Your Staff & Volunteers

How would you answer this question — What is my shepherding responsibility for my staff and volunteers? Going into Fall, now is an important time to ensure the spiritual health of the ones you lead. I know you want to shepherd — that’s what we do as pastors. But how? That’s the question I dive into in this resource. This … Read More


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Righteous Leadership

“Kings detest wrongdoing, for his rule is built on justice.” – Proverbs 16:12 (NLT)


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6 Ways to Prevent Vision Drift in Your Church

Today’s guest post comes to us from Rick Warren for Pastors.com. Proverbs says, “Without a vision, the people perish.” You have a lot riding on the vision you communicate to your church. When you don’t regularly refocus your church around a shared vision, you’ll slowly find your church experiencing vision drift. You may have, at one time, shared a compelling vision … Read More


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Bring Your Spouse to Our Next Big Event for Only $19

I couldn’t wait to share this with you! Registration is now open for our next big event: the 2019 Renegade Pastors Conference. Today thru Friday, September 28th only, you can save big with a super low $129 rate for you plus bring your spouse for just $19! You did read that correctly. I want to make it as easy as … Read More


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Schuller on Attempting Greatness

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.” – Robert H. Schuller, pastor, evangelist, author, and motivational speaker September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015


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4 Dangers Facing Pastors

Today’s guest post comes to us from Mark Dance for FactsandTrends.net. Real dangers were lurking among the crowds Jesus was feeding, healing, and teaching. These same dangers still exist in the congregations we serve today. Some are more obvious than others, so I’d like to point out a few. A PASTOR NEEDS PROTECTION FROM CRITICS. As Jesus was teaching at the … Read More


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Sunday Scripture: Leaders Trust in God

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)


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10 Questions Church Leaders Should Be Asking (But Probably Aren’t)

Today’s guest post comes to us from Rich Birch for ChurchPlants.com. Questions have a curious function in the life of a leader. A good question can often propel us forward more than a great answer. Our roles in leading our churches require us to not only work in our ministry but to also take a step back and work on … Read More


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