The Peril of Success

The Peril of Success

Ah success . . . an oft-used word in our country. Many times, an oft-misunderstood word. What happens when we get this “success thing” right? What happens when we get it wrong? 28 years ago, I suffered through major depression. I was pastoring a growing church. We had...
Five Simple Ways to Overcome Conflict

Five Simple Ways to Overcome Conflict

What if conflict management could transform from something stressful into oh so simple? Honestly, it’s uncomfortable and exhausting to have unresolved issues in relationships. Plus, there are far more productive ways to spend your time rather than feeding the unwanted...
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...
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,...
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.
Confessions of Pastors Who Fell

Confessions of Pastors Who Fell

Over the years of my study of spiritual warfare, I’ve talked with a number of pastors who fell morally. Here’s how I summarize their own confessions as they explain what happened: “I never thought it would happen to me.” I’ve yet to meet a pastor who planned to fall....
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...