Not long ago I wrote an article about the danger of the super-pastor, and how pastors often (subconsciously) perpetuate the problem. In the article I briefly touched on leadership & discipleship multiplication as a key to effectively eradicating the super-pastor syndrome. I didn’t have time in that piece to go into more detail about creating…Read more Culture of Multiplication – Part One
Earlier tonight the Pastor Search Team from Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN shared with their church that they have invited me to preach in view of a call as their next Senior Pastor This slideshow could not be started. Try refreshing the page or viewing it in another browser.
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This article originally appeared at Lifeway.com/ChurchLeaders The “Super-Pastor” expectations that so often seem to go hand-in-hand with modern church leadership are a black mark on the church. The “Super-Pastor” is the pastor who is always on call, ready to serve; nights, weekends and vacations are no barrier, they never miss a hospital visit, they always…Read more God didn’t call you to be a Super-Pastor
Matt Rogers is the pastor of The Church at Cherrydale in Greenville, SC. He is also the author of Aspire, a book that seeks to help the church develop and deploy disciples. Aspire is available today. Click here to purchase a copy. I’ve never met a pastor that said “Discipleship…Yeh, we don’t really do that. We’ve…Read more Guest Post: Do we really care about discipleship?
In my experience as a pastor, one of the single most difficult responsibilities I faced was the selection of staff members. Knowing what to look for, where to go for candidates, and how to focus in on the right candidate when you are faced with a stack of resumes has always been daunting for me.…Read more The difficulty of selecting staff
My oldest daughter was at church one Wednesday night at a carnival which she was very excited about. During the festivities we had a specific toy that was given out to all the children. After standing in line to receive hers, she decided she wanted another. Standing in line for some time, again, she was…Read more What is the 3rd commandment anyway?