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What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One?

What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One_

The litmus test for a true Christian leader is their ability to replicate themselves into someone else. For the Christian leader, he’s exporting his Christ-life to another individual so that person can be Christlike. If a leader does not replicate himself into another, the Christian… Continue Reading …

Excellent Ideas That Will Help Your Church Before It’s Too Late

Excellent Ideas That Will Help Your Church Before It's Too Late

Everyone is carrying a silent disease in their body. You don’t know it and won’t know it until there is a visible manifestation of it. In some cases, it’s too late. The local church is similar. Sin is a silent killer that can infect an… Continue Reading …

Lazy People Aren’t Lazy Primarily, But Have a Pleasure Disorder

Lazy People Aren't Lazy Primarily, But Have a Pleasure Disorder

It is exceptional for a lazy person to be lazy. If you observe their lives, you will see many biblical qualities like intentionality, pre-meditation, work ethic, and imagination. The primary problem is not their laziness, though you may feel that the most. The underlying heart… Continue Reading …

Three Characteristics of a Wonderful Leader

When you think about the characteristics of a good leader, what comes to mind? I suspect many of us would think about a pastor or a boss in the workplace, or perhaps a husband or father. Those roles would be worth your time to consider… Continue Reading …

Proactive Plan For Leadership Development In the Church

One of the most challenging situations in my counseling ministry is trying to place counselees in a long-term, “sanctification context” in their local churches where they may receive ongoing care from competent disciple-makers. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud,… Continue Reading …

Leading Husbands, and Their Wives Who Want to Love Them

The words husband and leader are synonyms. To be one is to be the other. The question that you never entered into the discussion is whether or not a husband is a leader. The more relevant and practical matter to talk about is the kind… Continue Reading …

Practical Thoughts On Leading Your Husband From Behind

Every wife is coequal with her husband while submitted to him. These are not antithetical truths. They are two ways to serve the marriage toward one purpose: to put God on display to the world. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

20 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year Old Self

I was an adult without a working template for what it meant to be an adult. To make matters worse, I was an unregenerate adult without a clear and practical model for living well in God’s world. I went into adulthood wearing a four-layered blindfold.… Continue Reading …

Nine Questions For the Tired, Overworked, and Ready to Quit Pastor

Forty percent of pastors make it to the five-year mark in ministry before they are ready to leave. Burnout is a natural temptation for anyone in the helping professions. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If… Continue Reading …

A Child’s Call to Disciple Her Daddy

Every Christian is called to disciple other Christians while evangelizing non-believers. The Bible does not make any other stipulations. Our role is to care for those within our sphere of influence, even if those individuals are within our families. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …