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Zwingli On Christ’s Faithfulness

“Christ, having sacrificed himself once, is to eternity a certain and valid sacrifice for the sins of all faithful.” – Huldrych Zwingli (January 1, 1484 – October 11, 1531), Father of the Swiss Reformation The post Zwingli On Christ’s Faithfulness appeared first on Church Leader Insights.

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5 Under-Utilized Practices That Give Your Leadership an Immediate Boost, by Church Leaders

If you’re like me, your leadership might seem to get bogged down sometimes. It can appear stuck in the myriad of things to do. The internal consequence is frustration, which nearly always reduces your effectiveness. Frustration sucks the energy and creativity out of you. You might become consumed with why some things don’t work, rather […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Stress: The Big Sleep

Sometimes the best thing you can do to accomplish more is to get some much-needed rest. That is the idea behind the big sleep—a concept we came across several years ago and have made great use of ever since. Let’s say it is Thursday afternoon. You are trying to pull things together for an upcoming […]

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Choose to Be a Church Of—Not With—Small Groups

When it comes to small groups, there are two primary types of churches–churches of small groups and churches with small groups. Drag will subtly latch itself onto a church when leaders make the conventional decision to operate with small groups instead of deciding to be a church of small groups. A church with small groups offers its people a buffet of ministry options […]

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The Five Stones of Financial Peace

You honor God with your finances through giving–through excelling at each giving stage and learning to live an open-handed life. As you make your climb up the generosity ladder, five big stones need to be in place in your financial life. These stones will give you solidarity and grounding as you move through the stages–or […]

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End of Decade Clearance: Resources Going Away…Forever

We’re counting down to 2020 with our biggest sale of the DECADE! To celebrate the end of the 2010s I’ve gone through all my resources and discounted over 50 of them to unheard of low rates — definitely the LOWEST you’ll ever see. You’ll find both seminars and sermon series at discounts of up to 94% off — as low as $5. […]

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Leaders Are Selfless

“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.” — Philippians 2:3 (NLT) The post Leaders Are Selfless appeared first on Church Leader Insights.

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Whitfield On Fighting the Good Fight of Faith

“Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.” — George Whitfield (December 16, 1714 – September 30, 1770) was an English Anglican cleric and evangelist who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement. The post Whitfield On Fighting the Good Fight of Faith appeared first on Church Leader […]

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Preaching on Spiritual Warfare, by Focus On the Family

Pastors should be a model of standing strong in the Lord in the face of spiritual attack and oppression. My many years of preaching, teaching, writing, and witnessing have taught me that the more truth you have to offer a needy world, the more the enemy of our souls comes after you. Dwight L. Moody, […]

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The Privilege of Prayer: On Communicating with God

Stop and think about the incredible privilege of prayer for a minute. You have the ability to communicate with God—the author of the world, your Creator—whenever and wherever you want. You don’t have to know a secret code, use any particular phrasing, or go through a priest. You can talk with God anytime. He is […]