Here Are 5 Misconceptions About Pastors

Here Are 5 Misconceptions About Pastors

All-star Cleveland Cavalier Kyrie Irving once told the sports media that he believes the earth is flat. He insists he has done the research and has rejected the propaganda deployed against us to convince us that the earth is round. When asked about it, Lebron James...
Busy Is a Four-Letter Word

Busy Is a Four-Letter Word

“Busy” is a four-letter word that should be profane. Our lives so easily become full of responsibilities and commitments that dogpile on top of us—and our souls get crushed under the load. This post, on our ExPastors blog, takes a look at how busy-sickness can impact...
Ten Reasons We Should Practice Solitude

Ten Reasons We Should Practice Solitude

If we are to live as true followers of Jesus, we will be intentional about the practice of solitude. Let’s look at 10 different times in Jesus’ life when he made solitude a priority: To Prepare for Ministry In Matthew 4:1-11, Jesus fasts for 40 days in the wilderness...
Growth by Subtraction

Growth by Subtraction

Growth often starts with subtraction. When a leader sets a fresh direction/strategy for an organization or enlarges the building to accommodate growth, it’s almost always accompanied by a few people leaving. It throws some leaders into a panic: “How can anyone not be...
What if You Never Existed?

What if You Never Existed?

There’s a new movie releasing soon called Yesterday. The premise is a world where the Beatles never existed. It got me to thinking about this question: Can you imagine a world where pastors never existed? Check out this post on our ExPastors.com blog where I explore...
How a Relationship Goes Bad

How a Relationship Goes Bad

We’ve all experienced it. A relationship shows great promise. But somewhere it makes a wrong turn and goes south. We anticipated so many good things, but later found the relationship marked by misunderstanding and disappointment.   King David spoke of...
Caught in the Cross Hairs

Caught in the Cross Hairs

Crossbow and gun enthusiasts use a sight to lock in on the center of a target. Where one hair (or line) crosses another, the center of that union is referred to as ‘the cross hairs.’ Literally, this center point is under fire.  Have you ever felt overwhelmed by life,...
Relational Stewardship for Pastors

Relational Stewardship for Pastors

At some point in every leader’s journey, the Holy Spirit introduces the topic of stewardship. Our stewardship duties encompass many areas of life including the spiritual, emotional, relational, physical, intellectual, and financial domains of wellbeing. Our focus here...
Strike The Match

Strike The Match

Hear the story of how Matthew & Kate’s experienced ministry burnout and a moral failure. Learn how Full Strength Network and the MinistryPulse app were able to help this couple.
It Will Never Happen to Me!

It Will Never Happen to Me!

A pastor does not wake up on a particular morning with the thought, “I’m going to compromise everything that I stand for.” Yet it happens. Pastor Jason was terminated due to moral failure. Yet, every pastor believes it will never happen to him or her. Most believe the...