Why our small church gave a megachurch $1000

Every pastor, no matter the size of your church, has experienced the frustration of someone leaving your church for something “bigger and better.” During those seasons it’s easy to feel like your leadership and church is “less than,” and the rich are getting richer. Before you know it bitterness and jealousy creep into your heart […]

The Illusion of Confidence: The truth about your pastor

Let me start by acknowledging the fact the TV preacher you saw that one time came across really cocky, and seemed to only care about getting your money. I’ll even concede the fact you’ve seen a few Facebook videos of preachers who gel their hair and wear sequenced shirts, looking more like Rick Flair than […]

Download 18 Sermon Series with the Sermon Series Download Bundle Free (67 Weeks of Sermons!)

I’m giving away 18 of the best sermon series I’ve ever preached. (67 Weeks of Sermons!)I know the challenge of preaching week after week and I would be honored if these sermon series could help your church or give you a break to recharge and refuel. Every series includes artwork and sermon notes/outlines. Some series […]

The Bad News About Christians and Generosity, and the Good News About God

During the great depression, the average American only gave away (donation) 3.3% of their income. Pretty low, right? Not really, when you consider only 80% Americans today give away at least 2.5% of their income. Process what you just read for a moment; individuals living during the great depression were more generous than those living […]

The 5 biggest mistakes I made my first 5 years of pastoring

Make no mistake, I made a lot more than five mistakes the first five years of pastoring, but there were a few of more consequence to the progress of our church than others. Here is a list of the five biggest mistakes that I would go back and change if I had the chance. 1. […]

How To Tell Your Pastor You’re Leaving Your Church

In a perfect world, you wouldn’t need to read this article, because you’re never leaving your church. The reality is, though, at some point, you may decide to leave and will want or need to have a conversation with one of your pastors about it. Before I give you a few tips to make the […]

9 Things You Need To Know About Your Pastor

I’ve served in ministry for over 15 years, as a senior pastor for 10 years. I’ve seen people come and go, hate me and love me, but one thing is for sure, I wouldn’t want to and couldn’t do anything else besides pastor, it’s my life’s purpopse. After 15 years of sitting under, working for, […]