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    What should you do if you have a leader who disagrees with your vision? What if they are disrespectful in how they disagree? When should you include other people in the conflict? This episode is brought you by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and LifeWay Pastors. With Southeastern learn how you can GO to reach your community, your nation, and your world. Where are you going? Southeastern will help you get there. Connect with pastoral resources from proven Read more [...]
  I’m on vacation this week, enjoying time with my family. I realize vacations are a luxury. Plenty of bi-vocational pastors do not get vacations. Some full-time pastors get so much grief from their churches over vacation, they simply skip them. Time away is important. If your church is gracious enough to give vacation time, then you should use the time to recharge. For fun, I’ve put together a list of “shalts” and “shalt nots” for the pastor’s vacation. Thou shalt take Read more [...]

 

 

The Lord’s Supper is a picture of intimacy with God. The meal was prepared by God from the beginning of time. Close proximity to Jesus doesn’t save you. The Lord’s Supper is not about how we love God. It’s about how God loves us.

 

    What should you do with people on the church membership roll who may not be Christians? How should you approach cleaning up the church membership roll? This episode is brought you by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and LifeWay Pastors. With Southeastern learn how you can GO to reach your community, your nation, and your world. Where are you going? Southeastern will help you get there. Connect with pastoral resources from proven practitioners at LifeWay Read more [...]
  Few church programs are as ubiquitous as VBS. Churches across all denominations prepare for the summer influx of kids. It’s fun. You actually get to dance in the sanctuary! It’s also fruitful. Kids are saturated with the gospel for a week. “I was saved at VBS” is a common testimony I hear among adults. If you’re a lead pastor, it’s tempting to take off that week because you’re not really needed to lead VBS. Many churches have longstanding volunteers and leaders who basically Read more [...]