Common Mistakes Emerging Leaders Make

Common Mistakes Emerging Leaders Make

As one who started to preach at 14 years of age and was a pastor at 21, I know all too well the mistakes we are prone to make in the early years.  I chose to write on these because, regardless of age, beginners in ministry usually make the same mistakes over and over. We are always thrilled to see new leaders emerge.  We who are older need to help them in the process.  Here are some tips and bits of wisdom from observation and personal experience.

Church Leaders And Money

Church Leaders And Money

There is a renewed interest in personal and ministry finances within the Spirit-filled Church.  In some areas it is urgent.  While honest ministry leaders have always striven to maintain good stewardship, the question is being raised today by many, including a congressional investigation of several high-profile leaders: “How much is enough? How much is too much?

Fifteen Principles To Live By

Fifteen Principles To Live By

Successful ministries grow out of a divine connection and an apostolic releasing. Spiritual identity only comes out of spiritual authority. A disciple incarnates the teacher not just the teaching. Criticism doesn’t define who I am; it refines and clarifies who I am. How you deal with criticism determines the quality of your life.

Most churches are not struggling because they don’t have good preaching.  They are struggling because they don’t have clear vision.

The Coloring Of The Planet - Genesis 1:26-28 (NKJV)

The Coloring Of The Planet - Genesis 1:26-28 (NKJV)

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all[a] the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. Then God blessed them, and God said to them ...