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 Deal With Difficult People in Your Church (Without Exploding) leadership

Every church has its share of difficult people. 

They’re the people who are perpetually dismissive or resistant to what seems like everything you and your team attempt to do. 

But you have to hand it to them—they’re consistent. Consistently critical and dissatisfied...

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11 Summer Outreach Ideas for Your Church leadership

Summer is a great time of the year to make extra effort to reach out to your community as a church.

With school out and the weather being warm, summertime lends itself to some unique opportunities to connect with people outside your church.

11 Summer Outreach Ideas for Your Church

1. Social media...

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MOST churches are in decline. Here's a ROADMAP to Growth leadership

According to a new study released by CovidReligionResearch.org, only 33% of churches were seeing some or much growth in 2023.

30% were experiencing much decline. 24% were experiencing some decline. And 12% were classified as stable. Or what I would call plateaued. 

To say it more succinctly,...

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Driscoll, Lindell, the Conference, and Lessons for Pastors leadership

In case you haven't heard, a lot went down recently at the 2024 Stronger Men's Conference between Mark Driscoll and John Lindell, the lead pastor of James River Church and the leader of the conference.

As I saw what happened, I felt it important to use this as a teaching moment.

So, below you'll...

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10 Key Shifts Intentional Pastors Make (to flourish in life and leadership) leadership

Meet John. He’s been laboring as a pastor for almost seven years. He has worked at a couple different churches but has run into the same roadblocks at both.

He’s starting to recognize that he needs to make some shifts in the way he operates as a pastor. He wants to lead and serve with...

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The Top 10 Reasons Your Church Struggles to Reach New People leadership preaching

What’s better than seeing people surrender to Jesus?! I can’t come up with much. Seeing new people engage in the church and begin following Jesus is one of the most exciting and encouraging things we get to witness.

But for many churches, the new people don’t seem to be coming...

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

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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

 Get the Notion Ministry Dashboard today!

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

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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.

Download the Intentional Pastor's Roadmap: ...

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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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