Is your church dedication to Christ's Sovereignty and Lordship?
Are you in leadership to serve or be served?
Is your church's direction from Christ our Lord or from what is happening now?
See the entire series here: /Leadership-from-the-Gospels
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.
If pastors were given a 'do over,' would they choose another career other than full-time ministry? 78%, said No!
PDF Report with graphs and insights:
We have an entirely new website; months of undertaking from many dedicated people. And we are still working on it. Over one thousand Biblical, practical and well-researched articles and curriculums, all for you to use to build a better church for our Lord's glory!
Stewardship Part I Q: What does stewardship mean to you? There are two words that send the average congregation and common churchgoer into fear and panic, from the leadership and pastorate, that fears to offend or drive people away, to the church member who may be too far stretched in time and giving, and cannot give anymore, to the person who does not want to be convicted, lest he be forced to reach for the sacred will of his wallet or the exercise of His call. Yet, these two words are simple, and needed, because the church and the body of Christ could not function without them being proclaimed and exercised: These simple words are... (1/15/2008)
Hostility Causing Divisions
Matthew 10: 34-42, Christ brings Division. This passage concludes the training exercise Jesus is giving His disciples. (2/1/2008)
The Character of Hospitality
Is a willingness to share what God has given us. (1/29/2008)