Spiritual Disciplines

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The Gift of Pastoral Humility

Phil Steiger

Trying to fix the church’s problems is difficult work. How can pastors and church leaders learn from the difficult moments of pastoral ministry? The answer may be easier than you think.

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Developing Healthy Relationships by Listening

Dr. Wayde Goodall

When we listen, we desire to hear the other person’s opinion, to sense the person’s heart, and to understand him or her. God listens to us, and we can develop our ability to hear those around us.

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Creating Mental Toughness

Dr. Wayde Goodall

Cultivating healthy habits can lead a pastor towards mental toughness. Every day is a new start to make choices that shape who you are as a shepherd for your congregation.

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Confession and Prosperity of the Soul

Rev. George Stahnke

Confession should be a daily practice in the life of a minster. When we let each other into the deep, messy places in our lives, we will begin to experience true healing and prosperity of the soul.

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Harnessing the Power of Word Pictures to Communicate Profound Truth

Church Resources Staff

Our words can convey weighty and complex truths through lighthearted and powerful stories. Using word pictures can be a powerful tool in the arsenal of any pastor or church leader.

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Daily Habits that Cultivate a Love for the Word

Church Resources Staff

Before we even pull off the covers we are bombarded with technology and the worries of the day. How can we begin to see each day as an opportunity to know Christ more? 

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