NBC News did a short piece tonight on the price we're paying because of overwork. It doesn't mention those in ministry, but it might as well. Pastors are as susceptible, if not even more so, than non-Pastors, especially given that most of us work through...

In my last post (too long ago), I mentioned I would be writing more on the issue of insecurity, especially within pastors and leaders. Today, I introduce you to Scott Couchenour. You can get to know him here. I encourage you to get to know...

A few recent conversations with a pastor friend of mine have raised an issue that I've found true for my life. Maybe you can relate to it as well. My friend has been in full-time ministry as a Senior Pastor for over 30 years. He's served...

I haven't read this book yet, but after reading this post at TimSchraeder.com, I will be soon! Thanks for concisely boiling this down for us Tim! 10 Things That Drive Me Crazy About Working for a Church I’m nearing the 10-year mark of being a church...

Thursday is Christmas Day, and I am as excited about it as anyone gets. I remind our church all through the year how many days are left till Christmas. One thing I've learned over the years though. When we do our Christmas Eve Celebrations on the...

I love "The Purpose-Driven Life". I dig the "Wagner-Houts Modified Spiritual Gifts Inventory". There's not a much more clear tool than the DISC Profile. And when it comes to bare-bones personality information, nothing beats the MMPI for depth of definition. As good as all of that...

Who said it? What was meant by it? Did they really even know what they were saying? Somewhere, somehow, we 've lost sight of the things that truly matter and set our sights on some things that don't. As a result, the very thing we got...