Three Things Everyone Needs

Three Things Everyone Needs

There are three ingredients everyone needs to experience fulfillment long term. And you can share them with others at no cost. In fact, offering these three ingredients will benefit you as well. A Missing Ingredient Jennifer, a young pastor, was in her third year of...
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...