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Thoughts on the rise and fall of pastors

  This is a guest post from pastor and author Scott Sauls. lastingleaders.com focuses on leadership in a variety of settings, but many of our readers are spiritual lead[...]

 
 

What about pastors in recovery?

Anyone living in our culture today is vulnerable to addiction -- including pastors. And anyone struggling with addiction needs recovery -- including pastors. But recovery is hard f[...]

 
 

The Bible is a menu, not the food itself

I want to know God as a follower of Jesus. The Bible helps me do that. The Bible points me to the Source of spiritual life, but it is not the source. The Bible points me to the One[...]

 
 

Chronic stress is a killer

Doing the research for my upcoming book "The Not So Overwhelmed Leader," I came across some great information about chronic stress that is really important for leaders to keep in m[...]

 
 

Overcoming Overwhelm in Ministry

I've noticed a theme in the lives of leaders I work with — most of whom are involved in church work: they are overwhelmed. They are overwhelmed by the demands of church ministry[...]