3 Common Truths of Youth Who Do Not Leave the Church
(1) They are converted; (2) They have been equipped not entertained; (3) Their parents preached the Gospel to them
Eleven Reasons Pastors are Not Trusted Today
Thom Rainer looks at why pastors are no longer held in high esteem. You may also want to look at Rebuilding Lost Trust in Pastors.
5 Ways to Pray for Your Church Family
A follow-up to 5 Ways to Pray for Your Pastor.
One of the Church’s Biggest Challenges Today
Jonathan Storment: “One of the by-products of the individualistic society that we have created is that we have carved up the world so many distinctive ways that we no longer have to share life with people who are different from us. This is true racially, economically, intellectually, and generationally. This is the great tragedy of modern American Churches.”
Why Positive Encouragement Works Better than Criticism
By focusing on positive interactions with your employees and encouraging an upbeat emotional state as often as possible, you’ll be more likely to have a happy, productive and efficient team. (Substitute children, colleagues, church members for “employees”; and substitute family, workplace, congregation for “team.”
Sometimes You Just Have to Land the Plane
Marc Cortez urges young people (and not so young) to stop holding back and to take theological stands.
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