What does a leader do?
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and…church critics.”
"I hope that even if I become a pastor again, I’ll never stop being 'El Pastor.'”
"The battle scars are not excuses. They are just that, battle scars."
"It is the first impression. If it’s good, people will want to see more If it’s bad, people will move on."
"Today’s Christians suffer from a 'Multiple Worldview Disorder.' Just as some people have multiple personalities living inside their brains, believers tend to mix and match their ideas."
"The big point is this: Jesus is Lord and Caesar is not."
Small but mighty Jude packs a powerful Scripture-punch.
Nearly every evangelical, when pressed, would insist that the church is people, not a place. A building is not a church. A set of programs is not a church. A structure is not a church. Christians together are the church.
"I lived my private spiritual life for as long as I could, until it didn’t work anymore."
"We read the Bible too quickly."
These five aspects of the first marriage might just redefine your understanding of marriage.
Plumb lines are a way to encapsulate our theology and philosophy in short, memorable phrases
"Then there are the less sinister, but still frequently destructive, Paul-and-Barnabas-type disagreements."
"Great leaders DEVELOP leaders, not just hire them."
What was deemed in the past a part of public worship has now been minimized, eliminated or delegated. This is not acceptable or good for the church.
"The principal challenge lies within the pastor’s own church."
"I’ve always been a little uncomfortable with the question and even the idea."
"Today’s failure can become the beginning of tomorrow’s success."
"Leaders can be tempted to isolate themselves."