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Some churches handle difficulties well; others avoid problems hoping they resolve themselves. The key is leadership. Here are 6 characteristics to help you identify your church’s mature leaders. […] Read More

Some Christians seem willing to support political leaders who lead in ways that violate basic human – much less Christian – principles because they think they will make the country stronger. But at what cost? […] Read More

How do you know when your church is ready for change? Pastors, church staff and lay leaders should ask these six questions before moving forward with major changes. […] Read More

How President Trump’s ethical standards compared to his seven predecessors depended upon a respondent’s party affiliation, a Gallup report found. […] Read More

When congregations face changes, some people will resist at all costs. To successfully navigate change, your church will need to avoid two extremes that will doom you to failure. […] Read More

In an increasingly stressful environment for ministers, what will it take to help them stay strong and joyful? Two steps will ensure your pastor remains a healthy and spiritually grounded leader. […] Read More

The priesthood of all believers is a vital tenet of the faith and often misunderstood. Simply put, it means every believer in the community is a full-time minister of the gospel, set apart for ministry. […] Read More

Too many pastors succumb to the pressures of pastoral ministry. Some take their own lives; others engage in self-harming behaviors. The church must recognize its vital role in ministering to the minister. […] Read More

Many pastors work as if they are indispensable, and their families and their health suffer. If they burn out, they will be of no value to their ministries or the Lord. […] Read More

The seductive lure of power destabilizes character and undermines previously solid moral principles. Yet, despite Jesus’ warning, many U.S. evangelicals find it’s a siren call they can’t resist. […] Read More