The Balance All Men Need

Author John Eldridge says a man’s most key stages of life for emotional development and leadership are the warrior stage and the lover stage. In his warrior stage (late teens into 20’s), he is learning about perseverance. In his lover stage (30’s and 40’s), he is learning about tenderness.  From his late teenage years into hisContinue reading “The Balance All Men Need”

What Every Retired/Former Pastor Should Be Doing

I was raised in the home of a pastor. My father, before his death, was in ministry for over 40 years. Throughout his career in the church, he noticed that a lot of his friends in other vocational fields were always looking for ways to work less and play more. They were trying to hireContinue reading “What Every Retired/Former Pastor Should Be Doing”

The Four Areas of Unity Your Church Leadership Should Have

Jesus prayed that you and I in the church would be unified. This is His prayer on the night of His arrest –  I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us soContinue reading “The Four Areas of Unity Your Church Leadership Should Have”