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What Every Pastor Should Consider When Raising Up Young Leaders

Brittany Rust

Raising young leaders takes precision and care. How can a pastoral team disciple young, energetic leaders so that the local church flourishes instead of flounders? Author and ministry leader, Brittany Rust gives valuable insight into the good, bad and ugly ways leadership has been worked out in her own life.

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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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Embracing the Ministry Opportunities God Places Before You

Ted Cunningham

It's God who grows His church. Pastors and church leaders are called to preach the Gospel. This includes all the churches in any given community. How can those leading the church embrace other churches in partnership to the end that the Gospel is spread through the nations?

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Serving Your Spouse During the Dark Seasons of the Soul

Jamaal Williams

Depression and anxiety are things pastors must confront head on. What happens when a pastor or church leader face unrelenting anxiety or depression themselves? Pastor Jamaal Williams helps us walk through those dark nights of the soul.

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Five Practices for Church Leaders to Align Social Media with their Gospel Mission

Ed Stetzer

How can pastors and church leaders cultivate a social media following that is authentic and welcoming to outsiders? Dr. Ed Stetzer shares five practices that pastors can use to align their social media feeds with the mission God has given them.

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Form in Them Deep Wells of Faith: An Interview with Dr. Andrew Root

Dr. Andrew Root

In Faith in a Secular Age, Dr. Andrew Root helps readers understand why deeply rooted faith is a difficult thing to come by in our local church context. Root helps us to consider what faith is, what steps we can take to move into that faith, and connects faith with a Divine action that we can grasp onto for a fuller understanding of what faith is and what it does in our lives.

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Hope for a Racially Divided Nation

Miles McPherson

A recent increase in high profile, racially-charged conflict has led well-meaning people to wonder what they can do to help alleviate racial tension in our churches, communities, and country. Miles McPherson’s new book, The Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation, offers guidance on this issue, by identifying the cultural influences that shape our attitudes on race, and explaining why we must honor the priceless value of God’s image in all people.

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What Every Young Leader Should Know

Brittany Rust

Many Christians in ministers across the country believe they are untouchable. They've bought into the lie that they're simply too faithful to fall or, on the other hand, they are too spiritual to give in to temptation. In the wake of believing such lies, boundaries are often missed or neglected and ministers end up in places they never thought they go. How do pastors and church leaders avoid such pitfalls?

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