Leaders Train for Godliness

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” — 1 Timothy 4:8 (NLT)


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Bill Bright on Life with God

“With God life is an endless hope. Without God, life is a hopeless end.” — William R. “Bill” Bright (October 19, 1921 – July 19, 2003) was an American evangelist and Christian leader. His influence spanned the last half of the 20th century and extended into the new millennium. His most notable contributions to Christianity include being the founder of … Read More


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FREE Now on Kindle: Grab Your Time Management Book for Pastors

Act now and you can download the Kindle version of one of my latest leadership books for pastors, The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Time Management, directly from Amazon for FREE! There is a catch, this free opportunity only lasts through 7/23/19 (then it’s back to $9.99), so you have to hurry. Click here to grab your FREE copy on Amazon! Here’s a … Read More


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The Importance of Sleep to Fulfill Your Calling

Your body was crafted for sleep. When God knit you together, he fashioned your systems in such a way that they need deep rest in order to function properly. Without sleep, breakdown begins. Don’t take it from us; with every passing year, more and more scientific evidence emerges to underscore the importance of quality sleep. Study after study shows that … Read More


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The Consequences of Loneliness

Loneliness has a high cost attached to it. It takes an emotional and physical toll on us. And the consequences get worse as the years go on. These are just a few of the effects of loneliness: Pastors who are lonely are less healthy. There is a correlation between health and having a strong support system. People with friends tend … Read More


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Forming Your Small Groups: The Mid-Month Evaluation Meeting

As the old military saying goes, “No battle plan ever survives first contact with the enemy.” In the same way, the plans and goals you laid out so carefully for your small groups will invariably need to be re-evaluated and tweaked. Don’t be caught off guard. Schedule a mid-month evaluation meeting to check your progress. Pull your team together and … Read More


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Leaders Seek Out Advisors

“Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers.” –Proverbs 11:14 (NLT)


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Bill Bright on the Importance of Fasting

“Fasting gives opportunity for deeper humility as we recognize our sins, repent, receive God’s forgiveness, and experience His cleansing of our soul and spirit.” — William R. “Bill” Bright (October 19, 1921 – July 19, 2003) was an American evangelist and Christian leader. His influence spanned the last half of the 20th century and extended into the new millennium. His … Read More


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Kingdom Impact In Every Area of Society, by Lausanne Movement

Speaking at the recent Lausanne Global Workplace Forum, Michael Oh, Lausanne’s Global Executive Director/CEO, shares his heart about the movement’s vision for kingdom impact in every sphere of society. By God’s design, believers each have access to unique spheres of influence—many of them being workplaces which vocational church ministers may never have access to. Click here to watch the video … Read More


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