As a pastor, you often are called on to travel and represent your congregation as a part of your ministry. The difficult part is this does not mean that the rest of your responsibilities stop simply because you are out. Amazingly, I have found that I can be more productive on the road if I plan to be and expect to do so. In this post, I share a few of my tips that I have learned along the way that help me use my travel time wisely.
I genuinely believe that a pastor holds the place as the primary leader of the church he serves. This is true whether he desires or aspires to this or not. The question for you, then, is will you lead from the pulpit intentionally. Will you do it with clarity and purpose? In this post, I give you 3 suggestions for preaching your pastoral vision as a part of your preaching ministry.
Life progressively gets more not less busy. And successfully navigating the different responsibility of life takes intentionally. So, in this article I briefly share with you five life lessons I am currently learning, some of which I feel like I am discovering the hard way.
Even if the congregation overwhelming affirms your call to be their pastor, integrating as a new leader into an existing staff and lay leadership can be challenging. More than likely, they previously were the work force for a different leader. However, I do believe you can survive the transition. In this article, I list five truths to remember that can guide you through this process.
For a pastor, conflict is inevitable but it doesn’t have to be feared. Actually, God can use these in your ministry to increase your leadership impact. In this post, I offer three reasons why going through conflict can increase your leadership capacity.