One of the prime reasons for pastoral burnout is that too many of us are ignoring the simple command to equip God’s people and to share the leadership of the church.
According to the Law of Large Numbers, while ideas are often very transferable between large groups, they might completely collapse when they’re transferred to a small group.
You, your leadership team, and everyone in your church have been impacted on multiple levels over the last year. Are you going to pick up where you left off or move forward toward something greater?
In some situations, the pastors of unhealthy churches may be taking better care of their own spiritual, emotional, physical and relational health than the pastors of strong, healthy churches. Here’s why.
The more extra-biblical traditions your church requires, the more vulnerable you are. The fewer extra-biblical traditions your church requires, the less vulnerable you are.
Yes, we need to gather. But one of the big lessons of this past year is that the health of a church is not determined by how many people show up. Don’t start obsessing over attendance numbers again.
Spiritual growth is what kept strong congregations together and should have been our metric for “success” all along. Let’s not go back to counting butts in the seats as our standard ever again.
Our church uses LinkTree for our online bulletin because it’s so easy for anyone to set up, and just as easy for church members to navigate. In this video I show you how to set up and use LinkTree, by actually creating an account with a live screen-capture.
More churches are live streaming their services now. But most preachers aren’t paying enough attention to the possible downsides of it.
Life feels overwhelming right now. But even when we’re experiencing a good kind of overwhelming, we can’t live there for long. If we don’t deal with it properly, it has the potential to go really bad, really fast.