It’s Monday… Be Careful Pastors

Some words of caution and advice from Clayton King regarding the Monday phenomenon that mounts upon pastors, ministers and church leaders. BE CAREFUL ON MONDAYS: 1.   You are most vulnerable to criticism and discouragement.   Hold off on most calls and emails til Tuesday.   They can wait unless they are a medical or… Continue reading It’s Monday… Be Careful Pastors

7 Ways to Get Your Church onto the Praying Field

Below is a synopsis of an article written by Jim Nicodem, an Author and Prayer Coach, detailing seven effective ways of motivating your church to prayer. 1. Set a Good Example 2. Pray as a Staff 3. Teach Regularly on the Topic of Prayer 4. Include Prayer Exercises in the Worship Services 5. Weave Prayer… Continue reading 7 Ways to Get Your Church onto the Praying Field

Quoted: Napoleon Bonaparte on Christ’s Love

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but upon what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ alone founded his empire upon love, and at this hour millions of men would die for him. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Unatics, Unite!

I recently heard the story of a man who visited an asylum for the criminally insane. He was a bit surprised to find that there were three guards to take care of a hundred inmates. He said to one of the guards, “Aren’t you afraid that the inmates will unite, overcome you, and escape?” The… Continue reading Unatics, Unite!

Quoted: Jay Jones on Leadership

Simply put, leadership is the ability to lead. Leadership can be, but is not necessarily, a virtue. Leaders have the ability to affect change… that change can be either good or bad. Leadership holds a measure of power… the ability to influence. Fear the leader who has no accountability.