In Barna’s most recent research on The State of Pastors , a comprehensive, whole-life assessment of U.S. pastors, commissioned by Pepperdine University, we examine how many pastors are at risk of burnout, relational breakdown or spiritual problems. While most pastors are doing just fine, no leader is immune to problems. To understand the challenges to pastors’...
Author: David Kinnaman
Why does your pastor need your help? If he were really competent, would he need his church members to do ministry for him or with him? Moses was crushing it. The people loved him. He had lines out the doors for those who were hoping to hear a word from God or a word of wisdom from Moses. [i] Then his father-in-law, Jethro, showed up and told him he was leading...
Author: John Beeson
Dear Roger, I’m a new Christian and I’d like to know more about spiritual gifts. Our pastor preached once on spiritual gifts, and then he went on to something else. How can I find out what my gift is and how to use it? Sincerely, Dear Ryan, When we meet Christ, the Holy Spirit gives us at least one spiritual gift. In one sense, we are wired to...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
These lessons emphasize the keys to living and leading the Christian life. Based on the Steven Covey "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" it relays a strong biblical perspective.
Type: Bible Study