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Five Tips for Dealing with Difficult People

Recently, I received an article from Dan Reiland, The Pastor’s Coach who discussed dealing with difficult people. If we have been involved in any type of leadership, you have dealt with difficult people. They make projects hard to launch, continue or complete. Many times, the leadership team must turn their focus and some of their … Continue reading

Brokenness

I thought that it was important to share on the concept of brokenness.  The Biblical concept of brokenness is something all Christians will experience.  Whether is due to situations in our lives, an unfulfilled expectation, a death, the end of a relationship, maybe an unanswered prayer.  No matter the cause, God uses brokenness to allow … Continue reading

7 Suggested Resources to Overcome Pornography

   I have recently written an article 10 Suggestions to Help Overcome Pornography.  This focused on Pastors, Christians and every man and their battle against porn.  I have written a second article that focuses on resources and links for both men and women.  Please feel free to review the suggested resources below:       … Continue reading

10 Suggestions to Overcome Pornography

    It is a challenge for Pastors, Christian men, in fact All men to deal with pornography.  No longer are the images available in magazines and DVDs, but now they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.   And these images are as close as your tablet or cell … Continue reading

That’s God, with a Capital G!

In a society that seems to continually push God out of the public arena, I am finding continual finding evidence of His activity in my life.  Last week I felt overwhelmed with my blog taking off and was trying to explain it to a friend, when I said, “That’s God, with a capital G!”  Meaning … Continue reading

A Pastor’s Call To Rest

It almost seems ridiculous to mention that a Pastor needs to take time off, but my personal experience tells me otherwise.  I was leading a small congregation of 30 – 35 people with a limited budget.  With God’s help, I was doing the best I could with what I had.  I would preach numerous weeks in … Continue reading

Eight Characteristics of Emotionally Healthy Pastors

One of the key factors to life of a Pastor or anyone is emotional health.  Vanderbloemen Search Group, an organization that helps church assess potential pastoral candidates says that emotional health is the key factor to a pastor’s success.  Their factors are great for assessing pastors and to assist anyone else in considering their own … Continue reading

Top Ten Causes of Depression in Pastors

As Pastors and Ministers, we have had opportunities to experience the highs of ministry and being used by God to bring healing in many situations.  Unfortunately, on the flip side, many pastors have difficulty fighting through the challenges of ministry.  The expectation is that the pastor would never reach the depths of depression, but persevere … Continue reading

7 Ways I Supported My Pastor

I had just stepped down from being a senior leader in a ministry a few years ago and needed a break.  After a couple of months, God opened the door at a local church for my wife and me to become quickly involved in.  The Pastor was very pleased at our participation.  As I got … Continue reading

5 Steps to Praying in Hope

Simply, prayer is seeing the promise despite the problem. Prayer is remaining hopeful, despite the situation, or the odds. Many times, the tide of life overwhelms and it shifts our focus off of hope, potential and solutions and locks our focus onto our current set of circumstances. Whether it is the difficult project at work, … Continue reading

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