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.

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How to get a handle on pastoral care (with Notion) leadership

Get the Notion Ministry Dashboard today!

Want to get more organized and intentional when it comes to pastoral care? In this video, I show you a powerful system for pastoral care using the free software, Notion.

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The Notion Ministry Dashboard: A Tool for Intentional Pastors leadership preaching

The work of a pastor is quite unique.

On any given day, you could be counseling a couple with a struggling marriage, planning a community outreach event, dealing with some HR concerns within your team, researching for a Bible Study, preparing for a sermon, reviewing building plans for an upcoming...

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The Perfect Worship Service? 10 Elements for an Amazing Sunday leadership preaching

The perfect worship service doesn’t exi…

or maybe it does?

Think about it… What would make for a perfect worship service? A perfect Sunday?

What would happen? What wouldn’t happen?

If there’s a conversation you and your leadership team should have within the next...

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How to Get More Done in Ministry (Using Notion) leadership

As a pastor, you are constantly managing projects. In this video, I'm going to show you how to get more done in ministry through project management in Notion.

This is the second video on my Ministry Dashboard in Notion.

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Make the Most of Your Week (Using Notion) leadership

Have you wanted to make the most of Notion for your ministry work as a pastor or church leader? I've been using Notion extensively since mid-2022 and I have developed a system I love.

Get the Sticky Sermon Notion Template: https://www.preachandlead.com/the-sticky-sermon-notion-template

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3 Harsh (But Loving) Truths for Pastors in Our Fragile Age leadership preaching

What doesn’t kill you makes you…

My guess is that you would finish that sentence with, makes you stronger. 

But are you living as if that’s true? 

Many people, pastors even, in today’s society are not.

Instead, they look at challenge as harmful. Comfort as king....

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10 Alarming Momentum Killers in Your Church to Avoid leadership

Momentum. It’s hard to get and easy to lose. Especially in the church. 

There are seasons that things feel “up and to the right” no matter what you do. People are coming to faith. Testimonies are being shared of growth and discipleship. The energy is in the air. 

The...

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7 Tools and Strategies for Better Productivity as a Pastor leadership preaching

Each week in ministry presents an array of tasks demanding our attention. We find ourselves constantly shifting between routine administrative duties and more profound, contemplative work.

This dynamic can pose a significant challenge.

So, how can we, as pastors, make the most of our time to...

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2023 Must-Read Books for Pastors and Preachers leadership preaching

Every year I love to ask other pastors, preachers, and church leaders about their best book recommendations. What comes from it is a mix of new books and old books. The reasons for their recommendations vary and I always have a few to add into the mix.

So if you're looking for some books to...

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The Last Two Leadership Lessons You Need as a Pastor leadership

It was a beautiful summer day. The U-Haul truck was fully loaded and I was backing it down the long, steep, Price Hill, Cincinnati Driveway onto the road below. That was until the truck came to a loud, grinding halt.

Instead of backing onto the road, I had backed that 26-foot U-Haul truck into...

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Pastoral Well-Being Plummeting? Research Shows Concerning Data leadership

Barna recently showed research they did in 2015 and in 2022 where they compared pastoral well-being (and compared the two timeframes).

And the results are... concerning. In this video, we look at their findings and consider 3 things pastors can do to guard against their well-being sliding toward...

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3 Resources to Increase Biblical Engagement in Your Church leadership

I’ve not met another pastor who isn’t interested in helping more people read the Bible more. Every fellow minister I talk to would love to increase biblical engagement in their church. 

And I’m in that same boat. So over the last few years, I’ve set out to resource my...

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