Happy Birthday Dr. Elmer Towns (Up to 87% off for his 87th!)

If you haven’t yet met Dr. Elmer Towns, I’d like to introduce you to one of my mentors who is celebrating 87 years young today! Dr. Towns is a spiritual giant who you’ll also find to be a great encourager to pastors. He is someone I have studied and looked up to since day one when I went into ministry. As … Read More


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Leaders Persist in Doing Good

“So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” –Galatians 6:9 (NLT)


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John Wycliffe On the Importance of Living Humbly

“The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy’s temptations.” — John Wycliffe, Bible Translator and Morning Star of the Reformation (c. 1330 – December 31, 1384) Wycliffe was an English professor, priest, and reformer. He is credited for being the first to translate the entire Bible into the English language. He … Read More


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4 Key Steps to Take NOW for a Successful Christmas Offering

NOW is the time to add a Christmas Offering this year. This gives you an unmatched opportunity to fully fund your missions efforts for 2020 AND encourage the spiritual growth of your people. But first — what is a Christmas Offering? A Christmas offering is, by definition, a special offering given during a set period of time around Christmas that … Read More


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Top 3 Christmas Offering Mistakes

A Christmas Offering is a special offering given during a set period of time around Christmas that encourages people to give over and above their regular tithes and offerings. In working with over 1,000 churches to implement effective Christmas Offerings, I’ve learned there are some common mistakes that you can avoid. 1. Not doing a Christmas Offering every year. It would … Read More


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Two Easy Ways to Get More Sleep

Sometimes it is hard to put down what we are doing and turn out the light. We are all guilty of what sleep scientists call bedtime procrastination. That is, we don’t go to bed when we know we should because there is always one more thing to do—one more email to send, one more chapter to read, one more episode … Read More


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Leaders Are Not Afraid

“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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Lyle Schaller on the Right Budget Focus

“If the discussion about the budget can be shifted from money to ministry, from economy to effectiveness, and from means to purpose, there may be no ceiling on what Christians will do to fulfill their calling.” — Lyle Schaller (April 19, 1923 – March 18, 2015), the Dean of Church Consultants, began his career as an urban planner for the city … Read More


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