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Do You Fight Fires or Change Lives?

The best discipleship soul care happens in a community, not isolated, artificial settings where there is a disconnection between the person and the community. God can change lives in one-and-done meetings, but the most effective soul care needs time, people, and contexts. Listen to the… 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 …

How to Build and Enjoy Dynamic Community Life

The most important relationship in your life is with God. And the most practical way to experience Him is in a community of like-minded believers who are intentional about helping each other mature in their relationships with Him. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Darker Side of Mable, the Ministry Mom

Case Study_ The Darker Side of Mable the Ministry Mom

Mable is the “go-to” gal in her church. When someone is struggling, Mable is the one who gets the call. Mable’s husband is passive and preoccupied. Biff checked out a long time ago, settling to be the breadwinner. You can imagine the shock of Mable’s… Continue Reading …