By Lane Sebring on Jul 16, 2019
Great leaders set high expectations and truly believe their church is capable of meeting them.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 21, 2021
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.
By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 18, 2019
Pastors are not called to win Academy Awards in screen-writing. We are called to help build the kingdom, brick by brick.
By Charles Stone on Mar 27, 2021
Many pastors secretly struggle with measuring up to very successful pastors and churches. It’s tough, but it comes with ministry. People compare pastors. In this post I suggest a few ways to deal with this “measure up mentality.” I begin with one pastor’s experience.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 28, 2021
When we come to your church, we don't expect a $7,500 sermon. Given current offering stats, most people aren't even expecting a $75 one.
By Ron Edmondson on Dec 30, 2021
The way others expect you to respond often determines the way they respond to you.
By Jared Moore on Jun 14, 2018
What should you expect when preaching a wedding? What do others expect of you? Jared Moore offers five important do's and don'ts.
By Dr. Scott M. Gibson on Jan 2, 2020
"She said to me, 'You expected a lot from us, and I never felt I could meet those expectations.' These comments have haunted me."
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 18, 2020
If you're asked to guest-speak, you need these 10 real-life rules.
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 5, 2022
See how they treated Jesus? Expect the same for yourself, pastor.
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 27, 2022
To expect to carry the message without feeling the weight is asking a little much.
By Sermoncentral on May 20, 2022
Our mind-sets make a huge difference in how we perceive our circumstances.
By Trevin Wax on May 4, 2022
What if the biggest danger ahead for Christians today is something we don’t expect, but should?
By Toni Ridgaway on Mar 10, 2014
The event will be simulcast nationally from Grace Community Church in Houston and was prompted by the mayor's recent demands on local pastors.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 27, 2021
As leaders we need to recognize the moment when there are no words to be said, no comfort to be offered, no solutions to be given.