Gratitude has been the focus of social science research for well over a decade.
Reconciliation’s best start is with a repentant wrongdoer.
Our greatest challenge as a society is the lack of leaders; the lack of people being ready and desiring to help others. How do we find new leaders? Leaders are not found: they are encountered, equipped, and empowered.
As pastors, we know the foundation of our spiritual lives is prayer. We teach converts and congregants that prayer is a conversation with God, the underpinning of a life of faith.
Long hours in the office planning for events or sermons, meetings with parishioners for coffee or meals, and balancing responsibilities at church, second jobs, or at home can be exhausting.
As pastors and church leaders, we aspire to increase the impact of our ministries.
Self-control assists ministry leaders to manage difficult conversations or confrontations with greater emotional calm.
Here are five financial resources utilized by many clergy and other Christians.
Forgiveness is often confused with condoning, excusing, pardoning, or forgetting an offense.
“The implications hit my soul like a ton of bricks. I had forgotten how to play.”
We are fast approaching a “Transition Season” for several churches in our denomination.
You have heard of IQ. Have you also heard of EQ?
A good confession is a great start to repair a relationship…
Empathy is an important leadership skill for pastors.
Have you noticed how many people want not just to be told they’ve been heard, but actually to feel listened to?
Reading and understanding the Bible well is a skill that every follower of Jesus should pursue.
“The program itself feels like a much more realistic evaluation of somebody’s ability to be a pastor or a leader in ministry,” Prutsman offered.
Confession is the act of acknowledging and admitting to an offense.
In today’s leadership culture, pastors are often coached about principles for helping them to be more efficient and effective in their ministry work.
Metaphorically, the heart is considered the seat of emotions, desires, and character. Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) states “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”
With the advent of the podcast has come vast new opportunities for individual learning and growth.