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3 Ways to Plan Your Preaching
What pastors do to keep their preaching fresh, balanced, and useful.
A Code of Conduct for Boards
A Time for Holy Disatisfaction
After six decades of ministry, an eminent churchman assesses the health of the body of Christ.
After the Fiasco: Restoring Fallen Christians
Those who fail are not condemned for life. The trouble is, they often think so.
AN ANTIDOTE TO STRESS
Anatomy fo a Church Fight
A Case Study for Leadership Readers
Pastoring difficult people
How can we build strong churches when we keep attracting weak, even unhealthy, people?
Burning Out, Rusting Out or Holding Out?
Ministers, like motors, needn't die of overactivity or inactivity. A little maintenance will keep them running for the long haul.
CHECKLIST FOR A PULPIT THAT EQUIPS
CHECKLIST FOR AN INTERIM PASTOR
Confession of a Pulpit Committee
An inside look at the church's most clandestine operation -- the pastoral search.
Counseling Rape Victims
Curing Souls: the Forgotten Art
In the bustle of running a church, something essential has been overlooked.
DANGERS IN ILLUSTRATING SERMONS
Developing an Eager Church
When you encourage initiative and equip the people, expect an energy surge.
Discipline the Backbone of the Church
A spineless body has trouble standing up for anything.
Does Anyone Know What Creative Means?
The unique struggles and joys of pastoring a congregation of less than a hundred.