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Just for Preachers: Caution with the Sinner's Prayer

Just for Preachers: Caution with the Sinner's Prayer

Often when preachers come to the end of an evangelistic message, they encourage unbelievers to trust Christ right in their seats. That can... read more
Enthusiasm: An Overlooked Part of Leadership

Enthusiasm: An Overlooked Part of Leadership

There is a characteristic too easily forgotten in leadership, often accounting for a lack of motivation among one’s people. What is it?... read more
Just for Preachers: The Best Way to Break Bad Preaching Habits

Just for Preachers: The Best Way to Break Bad Preaching Habits

My mentor Haddon Robinson used to say, “It is easier to form good habits in preaching than to break bad habits.” He was so right. The... read more
Accountability is not Optional

Accountability is not Optional

On a regular basis, a close brother in Christ asks me two questions: 1.) Are you being faithful to your wife? And 2.) Are you lying to me?"... read more
Just for Preachers: 3 Obstacles that Hinder the Development of Your Communication Skills

Just for Preachers: 3 Obstacles that Hinder the Development of Your Communication Skills

I have never met a pastor who is serious about both his ministry and personal development who doesn’t also want to enhance His... read more
Leaders Must Lead by Example

Leaders Must Lead by Example

Church leaders sincerely want to see their people evangelize. Many of them, however, do not regularly share their faith and neither do their... read more
Just for Preachers: 3 Ways to Improve Your Preaching

Just for Preachers: 3 Ways to Improve Your Preaching

Dedicated and conscientious preachers are never satisfied with their preaching. They want to keep improving. To do this, I suggest the... read more
4 Ways to Maintain a Good Work Ethic

4 Ways to Maintain a Good Work Ethic

Being raised on a dairy farm gives you a good work ethic. Dairy farming is just plain hard work. I have been asked though, “How have you... read more
Just for Preachers: A Check List for Speaking Clearly

Just for Preachers: A Check List for Speaking Clearly

There is nothing God-honoring about being so confusing that people have difficulty following you. I’d love to share my typical checklist... read more
Gospel Opportunities Following Tragic Events

Gospel Opportunities Following Tragic Events

A church follows its leaders. If you want your church to be evangelistic, they must see and hear your burden for non-Christians from you... read more