NEW! The Ultimate Resource List for Intentional Pastors
The responsibilities of a pastor are wide-ranging. In this Ultimate Resource List for Intentional Pastors, you'll find tools to help you do ministry, lead the church intentionally, and be more productive.View the List
So what's in a pastor's bag? We're getting nerdy with this video. You'll see what I'm carrying in my bag and what bag I've got. Links to some of the things you see in the video are below.
Chad Brooks https://www.youtube.com/c/ChadBrooks
- Fountain Pens (Disposable) https://amzn.to/3qgkqIq...
You can feel the tension in the room. It's palpable. People are on edge. They're experiencing some kind of stew which might include fear, worry, and anger.
In these moments, what do you do?
- Join in on the speculation?
- Add your two cents that are filled with bitterness and...
What is one of the most powerful things you can do in your preaching?
Ask more questions.
Think about it: what is your goal when you stand up to preach?
To merely transfer information? Of course not.
Let's talk about why asking more questions is one of the most powerful...
Pastor, you're too busy and that busyness is resulting in several unintended consequences for you and the church you lead.
You've likely preached on the topic and you've pleaded with your people to make necessary changes to their schedule. But I'm here to plead, not with your people, but to plead...
It's that time of year again. The time of year for doing yearly sermon series planning. It's when we spend extended time in prayer and discussion (hopefully with a team and not just by our lonesome) on what we believe God wants to say to the congregation we lead.
In this article, I want to offer...
Sermon illustrations allow you to take your sermon to the next level. Instead of just telling people the truth of God’s word, show them.
A good sermon is more satisfying and beneficial to others than a perfectly seared medium rare-cooked filet mignon.
And if you’ve had a great filet...