Martin Luther on Faith

“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” – Martin Luther


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Recharge with a Tech Free Day – Part 3 of 3

Last week, in the second of this three-part series, I offered a few ideas for things you can do on your Tech Free Day. Because many pastors have a phone addiction which can negatively affect our health, our relationships and our spiritual life,  I am strongly suggesting that you make the time to unplug. Try to commit to one tech-free day … Read More


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Recharge with a Tech Free Day – Part 2 of 3

In last week’s introduction to this three-part series, I proposed the idea of doing a digital detox. It’s time to take control of the technology in your life. To do this, I challenge you to schedule a Tech Free Day. You will literally unplug from all digital connections. I’ve personally been practicing this myself for a few years. Sometimes I do … Read More


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Recharge with a Tech Free Day – Part 1 of 3

Face it, some of us pastors have a phone addiction. Notifications and never-ending emails keep us checking in constantly. Social media demands attention and disrupts our focus. The mere ability to be connected 24/7 creates the expectation to always be accessible. While mobile technology can be very useful as a daily tool to get things done in our ministry, overuse … Read More


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Two Time Management Tips for Pastors

This is Kerrick Thomas – and for the last 12 years I’ve served alongside of Nelson Searcy as Executive Pastor of The Journey Church. I’m guest blogging today and would like to talk to you about time management. Time is the Pastor’s most precious commodity . . . because your time is an unrenewable resource. Your time is your life … Read More


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Reinventing the All Staff Meeting

This is Kerrick Thomas – and for the last 12 years I’ve served alongside of Nelson Searcy as Executive Pastor of The Journey Church. I’m guest blogging today and would like to talk to you about the power of the All Staff Meeting. Every week in churches across America, staff members sludge off into the weekly staff meeting, dreading the monotony … Read More


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