4 Simple Ways To Beat Stress & Avoid Burnout

[dropcap]Slowing[/dropcap] down is a matter of survival. I learned this the hard way on a Saturday afternoon in 2013. I was doing what I always did on Saturday–running around like a crazy person, dropping kids off at sports, texting church members about upcoming events, and fielding calls about an upcoming baptism at my house. While …

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The Sheep Have Teeth

“I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among man-eating beasts, whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.” Psalm 57:4 Before he was the leader of Israel, David penned a lot of lyrics like this one. Reading the whole psalm you would think he was being hunted …

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Three Steps To Giving Great Announcements

You might think this is silly but it’s not. People are getting up in front of congregations across America every week and boring the you-know-what-out of people with announcements. There they stand, droning on about some event or meeting at the church, while the average attender wonders when the madness will end. So, here are …

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