Continuing the Legacy and Influence of Francis Schaeffer with New Research
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Introduction to the Leadership Themes from the Gospels

We may need to rediscover what Christ calls us to when we lead and manage His Church.

 

The Call of Discipleship

Is your church accomplishing what Christ has called us too?

 

The Call to Serve and Drink Living Water!

What does your church serve?

 

The Call to Know Jesus

Is your church inventing or following Jesus?

 

See the entire series here: /Leadership-from-the-Gospels


Research Highlights

 

Statistics on Pastors: 2016 Update

Research on the Happenings in Pastors' Personal and Church Lives.

So, what is going on with today's servants of the Church?

Since first studying pastors in the late 80's, we are seeing significant shifts in the last 20 years on how pastors view their calling and how churches treat them.

 

How much time a week do pastors spend in personal devotions and spiritual growth outside of sermon preparations? 72% Over an hour a Day!

         We see the greater number of prayer time directly impacts the greatest amount of personal satisfaction in ministry and church health! There is nothing more significant or momentous a pastor or church can do on their part than to be more centered on Christ. And, we do this best when we are in communication with Christ our Lord, so we can be healthy and growing. And in turn, have healthy and growing churches. Prayer is the ultimate change agent God uses to impact us with His Holy Spirit and Truth! Then, we can be impacting upon others with synergy.

 

PDF Report with graphs and insights:

http://files.stablerack.com/webfiles/71795/pastorsstatWP2016.pdf

 

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Scripture of the Day

 

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Leading the Church

Leading the Church

What is Calvinism?
Is Calvinism Biblical or just crazy man made doctrine? What most people and pastors do not realize is this is plainly taught in Scripture and even Arminius taught this. The Catholic Church and all Christian denominations have this as their core theology, because this is what Scripture clearly teaches. (3/7/2008)

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Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership

The Call of Right Influence
What needs correcting in you and your church? (10/6/2016)

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Discipleship

Discipleship

How to Prepare a Testimony
To be an effective witness of our Lord, we need to have a well-prepared testimony, and it needs to be written out. In writing out your testimony, you are seeking to show others who and what Christ is by your example and... (1/23/2008)

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Bible Research

Bible Research

Dating of the Book of Revelation
The date is significant, because if Revelation was "just" written about far-away future events, then this letter to people in dire stress was mostly meaningless. How could they listen to the words of the prophecies and obey something that was not relevant to them? (6/18/2009)

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