Pastoral Leadership

18 Questions to Discern if Your Church Is Maturing

Maturity Does Not Happen Automatically

Discouraging Times and the Christian Worker

5 Principles for Dealing with Discouraging Times

Temporary Framework

The Early Stages of Building a Church

Should I Separate from Fellow Independent Baptists

Knowing Where to Draw Circles of Separation

When You’re Done, Sit Down

Good Advice for Preachers

Hosting a Neighborhood Outreach

Helping Your People Reach Their Neighbors

Coming off the Bench

Training Those Who Are Coming behind You

We Are Independent But Not Isolated

7 Reasons We Are Compelled to Work Together

Here We Go

3 Aspects of the Great Commission

After the Big Day

Understanding the Ebb and Flow of Church Attendance

3 Preachers Who Should Quit

When Preachers Are a Disgrace to the Ministry

Made to Serve

Every Christian Needs a Place of Service

Striving Together

The Strength of Unity

The Necessity of Prayer

Service Must Not Be Substituted for Prayer

Conducting Revival Prayer Meetings

4 Pointers for Leading Unified Prayer

3 Principles to Establish Your Church Direction

The Pastor Must Lead

5 Principles for Achieving Goals

Followthrough Is Key

Strategic Vision Casting

4 Thoughts on Presenting Vision to Your Church

The Language of Defeat

Reject the Proposals of Compromise

No "Leftovers" with God

3 Steps to Become Usable Again

Distinctive Practices

Baptist Distinctives—Part 3