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The Freedom of Owning Your Mistakes

The Freedom of Owning Your Mistakes

I think one of the most freeing things about leadership is recognizing that leaders make mistakes. To be a leader does not mean you’re... read more
Just for Preachers: A Helpful Idea for Improving Your Sermons

Just for Preachers: A Helpful Idea for Improving Your Sermons

One of my pastor friends goes above and beyond to improve his sermons every single week. Perhaps his devotion may inspire some of you. ... read more
The Necessity of Growing a Church through Conversion

The Necessity of Growing a Church through Conversion

Church growth is important, but only if it’s the right kind—growth by conversion. In other words, not just growth through the transfer... read more
Just for Preachers: Three Types of Humor to Avoid

Just for Preachers: Three Types of Humor to Avoid

Humor can be very effective in speaking. It has been said: “When people are laughing they are listening. Then you can tell them anything... read more
Helping People with Their Two Biggest Struggles in Evangelism

Helping People with Their Two Biggest Struggles in Evangelism

Some things change. Some things never do. ... read more
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