Continuing the Legacy and Influence of Francis Schaeffer with New Research
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Live it Out! Ephesians 3:7-13

We are to be bold for Christ, not to our conceit. It is imperative that we live what we preach…>

 

Love Well! Ephesians 3:14-21

Do you know that your church can do immeasurably more? The church is established in love, by love for love. So do we love well?

 

Be Humble! Ephesians 4: 1-6

To create a church of unity, leaders should be grateful to share our kindness and humility in Christ as we display His Glory.

 

Paul's Guide to Leading and Managing a Church

Introduction to the 'Effective Leadership from Ephesians' series. A Look at some of the calls and precepts from Paul's in Ephesians applied to leading and managing a church.

 

See the entire series here: /Leadership-from-Ephesians

Research Highlights

 

Statistics on Pastors: 2016 Update

Research on the Happenings in Pastors' Personal and Church Lives.

So, what is going on with today's servants of the Church?

Since first studying pastors in the late 80's, we are seeing significant shifts in the last 20 years on how pastors view their calling and how churches treat them.

 

How central is Christ's life and death in the pastor's teachings? 85% Central!

Two of the primary foundations of the Gospel Message are who Jesus is and what He did on the cross for us. So, if we do not have a high view of Christ as LORD, then what are we about? That is why many mainline denominational churches are collapsing. They have no real purpose anymore. We have to trust in our Good Shepherd to lead us to the good pastures, and we are to do our part with gratitude and diligence and not run away from His pen. We also are called to be led by the Word and not by our pride or by false teachers, the thieves who would rob us of God's instructions and replace them with nonsense and dangerous cliffs from which we could fall.

 

PDF Report with graphs and insights:

http://files.stablerack.com/webfiles/71795/pastorsstatWP2016.pdf

News

 

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Scripture of the Day

 

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Leading the Church

Leading the Church

What does the Law have to do with us?
It is why society needs law and order, why churches need discipline and how much we have been saved by our Lord... (5/13/2008)

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Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership

Building your Ministry by Building on Christ
Are we willing to Follow Christ? If not, how will we become Fishers of Men? Jesus gives us a call to step out with Him in faith. (2/2/2008)

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Discipleship

Discipleship

Why We Need Accountability
We are accountable to God and to one another. We are all fallen creatures; as Christians, we are still fallen, but are saved by His grace. (1/29/2008)

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Bible Research

Bible Research

Order the book, Into Thy Word with a 15-week curriculum!
This book is about helping you understand the Bible and enabling you to teach others how to study the Bible in a simple, clear, and concise way. We have included in our Book a 15-week curriculum specifically designed for High School Youth. (3/6/2008)

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