A lot of H.B. Charles Jr’s 103 point list Things I’ve Learned Along The Way resonate. And it’s helpful to know that a lot of these are common experiences for pastors as well. Here’s a handful of examples to give you a taste. 1. Your primary responsibility as a pastor is prayer and the ministry …

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Thom Rainer’s blog continues to feature helpful and interesting material on church leadership. Here he posts about factors shared in common by churches which experienced a fresh season of growth, but did so with continuity in pastoral leadership. Rainer explains: So our research took a new twist. We only looked at churches that experienced breakouts …

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A pastor’s ministry is never just shaped by his experience, knowledge, and skill. It is also always shaped by the true condition of his heart. In fact, if his heart is not in the right place, knowledge and skill can make him dangerous. What makes a successful pastor? Paul Tripp offers some wise counsel: I …

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