Where do wounded healers go to heal?

Leading through depression The truth is that pastors and ministry leaders deal with depression but are often the last to realize it or at least, the last to admit it. In fact, in Dr. Gary Lovejoy’s book A Pastor’s Guide for [...]

Leading Change: The 5 Stages of Acceptance

You can't lead without a vision. Whether you're casting a new vision or just polishing up your old one, there is generally an emotional process that people go through before they completely understand and embrace the vision that God's palced in your [...]

How to Create A Healthy Church Culture.

A healthy church culture doesn't happen on accident. It has to be cultivated on purpose - over time.  Whether you're a Lead Pastor or you're leading a ministry team, culture is far too important to leave to chance. Below I've offered [...]

4 Ways A Church Member Can Create a Toxic Culture.

In part one of our toxic culture series we talked about 12 Ways A Church Leader Can Create A Toxic Culture. In this post we're going to address four ways a church member can do the same. Let's get started.   [...]

12 Ways A Church Leader Can Create A Toxic Culture.

No matter how grandiose your vision for ministry my be, a toxic culture will eat your church's vision alive. In his book "Cracking Your Churches Culture Code" author and church growth expert Sam Chand says it this way: "Culture - not vision [...]

The 6 Facets of Powerful Preaching

I love good preaching. Powerful preaching is one of the most important aspects of any life transforming ministry. After all, the Gospel is "... the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes..." (Romans 1:16). And for the record, when [...]

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