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...