What's the difference between a Pastor and a Politician? Both are highly public figures. Both represent something larger than themselves. There are similarities that are eerie and sometimes dangerous, and we could go on and on about them. But there are some important distinctions to...

Having been through some pretty rough pastoral transitions over the years, I am saddened by this week's news of further allegations of sexual misconduct in the situation surrounding Ted Haggard and New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I commend Pastor Brady Boyd for his forthright...

The topic of how a church body handles grief and loss is HUGE for a Pastor. How a Pastor and his/her leadership handle it makes all the difference in the world. News comes from Cincinnati this morning about a tragic accident that occurred during a Christmas...

This past weekend, Pastor Wayne Cordeiro returned to the pulpit for the first time since his recent heart surgery. You can read about that here. This is a great opportunity to observe how a leader returns to ministry after a life-threatening crisis at the same time...

Wayne Cordeiro, Pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship (a Foursquare Church, the tribe I am part of) in Honolulu, Hawaii, is resting and recovering from significant heart surgery he underwent at Stanford Medical Center in Northern California. Part of his statement reported, "My right artery was...