Pastors

STOP, REST, PRAY, PLAY, THRIVE

STOP, REST, PRAY, PLAY, THRIVE

The goal of The Gathering was for each attendee to be “encouraged, inspired and engaged at a deeper level with each other, their spouse and with God.”

Flourishing Conference Explores Clergy Well-Being

Flourishing Conference Explores Clergy Well-Being

“This conference offers a unique and much-needed platform for public sharing of important, cutting-edge research and best practices so we can help clergy and their families to flourish for a lifetime of ministry,” said Rev. Russ Gunsalus.

​Aligning discipleship and membership

​Aligning discipleship and membership

Introducing our strategic focus statement. The key message and vision statement remain the same. The missional focus reflects our commitment to the biblical Great Commission.

Emerging leaders in Ecuador

Emerging leaders in Ecuador

First-generation Wesleyan leaders in Ecuador received training from two U.S. pastors that could positively influence years of ministry in this South American country.

4 Reasons Why Pastors Should Love Numbers

4 Reasons Why Pastors Should Love Numbers

May 31 brings to close another statistical year for many churches. Whether your fiscal/statistical year aligns with the calendar year or not, I know many pastors dislike statistical reports, and they come up with many reasons for why traditional statistics don’t...
4 Reasons Why Pastors Should Love Numbers

4 Reasons Why Pastors Should Love Numbers

I know pastors dislike statistical reports & come up with many reasons for why traditional statistics don’t really matter.
But pastors should love numbers. Here are 4 reasons why I love numbers

The Gathering sets a new mark

The Gathering sets a new mark

In the third event of this type to take place in The Wesleyan Church, The Gathering set a new mark not only in attendance, but in the expressed appreciation of the vast majority of participants.

A Chaldean ordained in The Wesleyan Church

A Chaldean ordained in The Wesleyan Church

Her language, Aramaic, is the language of Jesus. Suffering persecution, she had to flee Iraq. Juliet Jamil, an ordained Wesleyan minister, has had a unique ministry among Chaldeans in California.

10 ways to keep the pastor you love

10 ways to keep the pastor you love

“Being a pastor was SO much easier than what I’m doing now,” said NO former pastor ever. Note: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Here are ten tips on how to keep your beloved pastor from leaving.