Pastor Appreciation Month

Pastor Appreciation Month

It’s October and it’s Pastor Appreciation Month! It’s time to consider how your church is going to show your appreciation for all your pastor does for your church and congregation. Maybe each Sunday in October you could present your pastor with something special. One...
Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Of course, you didn’t believe that when your mom quoted it to you as a hurt, crying child, and now as an adult we realize the fallacy of that statement even more. The truth of the matter is...
Broken

Broken

Have you ever noticed how many times God uses broken people and things to accomplish His plans? The loaves and fishes needed to be broken in the miracle of feeding the 5000 Gideon and his measly army of 300 men had to break their clay pot lamps before God gave them...
Difficult People

Difficult People

Have you ever been asked, “How’s ministry going?” And you reply, or at least think in your head, if you don’t have the courage to voice it, “Oh, ministry would great, if it wasn’t for the people.” Every church has some of the...
Love is an Action

Love is an Action

Have you ever said, “I love my church or I love my pastor after you heard a great sermon?” If you have that’s great, and we are thankful you feel that way; but what have to ever done to let your pastor know that’s how you feel?  We’ve all...