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6 Simple Keys to Presenting Powerful Sermons

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This is a guest post by fellow Tribe Writer, Rachel Larkin. Rachel lives in New Zealand with her husband and their three young adult sons. She is the author of Simple Prayer: The Guide for Ordinary People Seeking the Extraordinary. She writes about growing in faith and developing your potential on her website rachellarkin.com. She is also a …

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Five Reasons Every Pastor Should Be A Writer

[dropcap]If [/dropcap]you’re a pastor, then you should be writing. Ok, wait! Before you start with a list of excuses just hear me out (besides, I know all the excuses because I regularly used them to avoid my responsibility as a writer). Truthfully, I have had an on-again, off-again relationship with writing since 2003. It’s something …

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Behind Your Pastor’s Smile

This is a guest post by fellow Tribe Writer, Alicia T. Rust. Alicia is a writer and an educator and she writes to shine light on the day-to-day struggles of mental health battles. You can read her work at lifesodaily.com. Be sure to sign up for her email list for updates. [dropcap]Wedding day[/dropcap]…baptism…hospitalization…death in the family…emotional …

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How To Be A Better Listener: 3 Simple Tips

[dropcap]Every[/dropcap] ministry leader needs to be a good listener. Unfortunately, listening is a lost art. This is especially true in an era where opinion and individualism are valued over practically everything else. Everyone wants to be heard, but it seems that few want to listen.   The challenge for ministry leaders and pastors is that …

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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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