HELPING PASTORS LEAD AND COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE AND CLARITY

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HELPING PASTORS LEAD AND COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE AND CLARITY

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4 Reasons for a Mission Trip Interview

Mission trips are some of the hardest, most rewarding things I remember doing as a youth pastor. Taking students out of their elements to not only experience other cultures and showing them that their experience in the world isn’t uniform, but teaching them to take...

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Making the Most of Your Easter Service

I’ve always wondered what eggs had to do with Jesus rising from the dead on Easter. That is, until someone told me that it’s a symbol of the tomb…or was it the trinity? Maybe it was about life? Either way, any rabbit that can drop a pre-omelet will definitely be...

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Worship 101: Song Keys

Choosing worship song keys for a service is one of the toughest jobs a worship pastor has. Men and women alike can struggle when a worship leader chooses keys that are either too high or too low for them. Many male worship leaders from the late 90’s to 2000’s have cut...

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3 Steps to Teaching the Bible Responsibly

Let’s do a fun little experiment together on teaching the Bible. Watch this quick video and see if you can answer the questions below. It won’t take long, I promise. It will open in another window, so watch it, then come back. WATCH VIDEO Now, without looking back in...

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An Off-Limits Kind of Love

“Just don’t even go there” usually means a topic is off-limits for discussion. Hearing that phrase usually makes me want to “go there” more that I did before, especially when it comes to decisions that need to be made in the church that aren't. You know what those...

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Worship 101: Planning a Worship Service

Whether you’re a minimalist or a full-blown production, planning a worship service flow is a big part of the pastor and worship pastor’s weekly routine. Choosing songs and visuals to go with those songs, deciding on a main point for the message and illustrations, or...

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