Continuing the Legacy and Influence of Francis Schaeffer with New Research
and Findings. Equipping Pastors, Churches and You!

Monthly Leadership Article

 

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 to Shepherd 

How does God want you to treat His children?

Dwelling in Christ

Where and how is your dwell? In your churches?

The Call to Teach

Do you know what you teach, do you teach what you know?

 

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.

 

What are the biggest challenges pastors face in their church? 45% are Volunteers and Change! 

Pastors are facing the same challenges, since the Early Church. We found when pastors realize they are a shepherd, God's commissioned leader, stress goes way down. Our Guide is Jesus, the Holy One who gently leads us and guides His leaders to care for His flock, the Church. Consider that Jesus comes to us as the Good Shepherd, as we have all gone astray; He brings us back to His fold (Psalm 23; 79:13, 95:7, 80:1, 100:3; Isaiah 40:11; 53:6; Matthew 14: 13-21; John 10:11; Acts 20:28; Heb. 13:20; James 5: 19-20).

 

PDF Report with graphs and insights:

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

 

News

 

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Scripture of the Day

 

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Leading the Church

Leading the Church

The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ is Lord and God! (3/7/2008)

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Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership

Have Perseverance
Perseverance is to continue in our state of grace so we live it out in our lives and walk with Christ to the end for our eternal reward! (1/14/2008)

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Discipleship

Discipleship

Whatever happened to Virtue?
Virtue is not something we do occasionally. Virtue is not meant for only one certain place such as church. It is not supposed to be put on hold when it inconveniences us or another such as at our work. (1/28/2008)

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Bible Research

Bible Research

The Woman and the Beast
Revelation 17:6-18 (2/12/2008)

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