Jesus was an Effective Leader Pastors, and other Christians, who wish to be effective in leadership would do well to study the life of Christ to discover what makes a person able to lead others. An effective leader must have a vision. “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Prov. 29:18). Jesus had a… Continue reading Characteristics of a Charismatic and Effective Leader
AN EXPOSITION OF 1 PETER 5:1-14 1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: Since the passing of the apostles, the highest ruling authority in the local assemble are elders,… Continue reading Alert Living
PRAY FOR YOUR PASTOR 97 % of pastors have been betrayed, falsely accused, or hurt by their trusted friends. 70 % of pastors battle depression. 7,000 churches close each year. 1, 500 pastors quit each month. 10 % will retire a pastor. 80 % of pastors feel discouraged. 94 % of pastor’s families feel the… Continue reading Pray For Your Pastor
While visiting a church in the south, I noticed in the bulletin that the men’s Bible class was ready to study a book, Game Plan for Life, by former football, Super Bowl winning, head coach of the Washington Redskins, Joe Gibbs. In preparation for the study, the book could be purchased for $15.99. Then, during… Continue reading Why Not Just Study the Bible?
The local pastor is not much different than the parishioners among whom he ministers. Some pastors are young and inexperienced. Some are mature and experienced. Some pastors have exceptional leadership skills, while others are lone rangers who feel they must do everything themselves. Some pastors suffer from familiar weaknesses in humanity to include paranoia, insecurity,… Continue reading Ten Ways to Help Your Pastor be Better