By Joe Mckeever on Nov 22, 2023
“I have all this education and training. Why won’t churches call me as pastor?”
By Josh Reich on Mar 3, 2021
Your language and tone tells your church how to communicate it. Not only are you training your church what to believe about homosexuality, but you are also training them how to talk about it, what they will sound like.
By Ron Edmondson on Jan 21, 2020
Years of training and counseling have given Ron Edmondson some insights into the unique relationship of pastors and pastors' wives.
By Mike Miller on Jan 5, 2019
Like flying a plane, good training can help your preaching walk away with a smooth landing.
By Jamie Stilson on Feb 23, 2023
Preaching should be a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom. One pastor calls it "ugly preaching."
By Chris Surber on Feb 14, 2019
We have a lot of people genuinely called, sincerely gifted people who struggle to find their way past the gatekeepers in our churches and denominations.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 8, 2020
Gordon MacDonald: "I think we probably need to totally re-define what pastors do in leading our contemporary 21st century church."
By SermonCentral on Mar 12, 2021
Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills. Perhaps these seven observations of outstanding leaders will prove helpful to many of you.
By SermonCentral on Mar 8, 2021
Two thousand years ago, Jesus gathered some ordinary misfits into a little community called the church. He trained them as his disciples, died for their sins, rose again and breathed life into them by sending his Holy Spirit.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Mar 14, 2021
So as a church leader – as views on sexuality, family, parenting, drugs, finance and other values change – how do you respond? What do you do when the world for which you trained—maybe even the world where your approach was once effective—is disappearing before your eyes?
By Focus On The Family on Sep 8, 2022
As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus. But that goal is becoming more difficult in today’s culture.
By Cameron Cole on Nov 14, 2022
"Preparing kids to face the real world on their own is scary and daunting. There are only so many things we can do and there are no guarantees. Within the realm of things, we can control resides the teaching of God’s word."
By Douglas Wilson on Dec 21, 2018
A father who wants to lead and disciple his family needs to remember that the one thing he must cultivate is heart loyalty. He must, of course, connect that loyalty to scriptural and worthy objects, but if he does not have heart loyalty, childrearing will simply be one grief replaced by another.
By Rev. Burk Parsons on Nov 25, 2022
If we are to redirect the current paths of young people, we must begin in the church by taking up the charge to come alongside younger men and women, and teach them the old, ancient values of God's Word.