I’m a Pastor! Now What?

Congratulations!  You’ve done it!  You have graduated from Bible College or Seminary, the congregational vote passed with 94 percent, and now you are set to begin pastoring your first church.  Now what? Yes, there are sermons that need to be written, people that need visiting, and potlucks that need attending.  But when you’ve done that…

4 Steps to Energize Your Next Meeting

One unknown individual once cleverly quipped that “meetings are a place where minutes are taken and hours are lost.” While this is a common complaint among pastors and church leaders, it doesn’t change the reality that meetings are a necessary part of leading.