What if there are different reasons to give, some which resonate more with some people than others, and some of which fit our leadership style and our church’s stage of life?
Month: February 2018
Your car mechanic will say if your wheels need balancing. Your doctor will tell you if your insulin’s out of balance. Who’ll spot if your preaching is off-centre?
Three keys to energy management (apart from diet and exercise), to help you build out from a solid core of time when you are at your best, focussing on what’s most important.
Jesus showed us that it is normal for pastors to cry at a funeral, no matter how strongly we believe in the resurrection.
As busy pastors we can take the ‘give me the max’ approach to our diaries. Sure, another talk, Sure, another visit. There’s no end to them – keep ‘em coming.
Each person in that nightmare was a Christian, serving and sacrificing. But somehow, that shared commitment did not become a shared commitment to each other.
Pastors can be so busy giving out, giving themselves away, that they don’t take the time to check what’s going on inside them, and ask, ‘What am I supposed to be doing here, and how do I keep on keeping going for the long haul?’
So I’ve written a new free give-away for subscribing to my email list. The Pastor’s Check-Up
If we become more attentive to our decisions to act and to the feedback, we can improve more carefully.
Hope is not a strategy. But that doesn’t make it nothing.