• ChurchLeaders | 10/21/2019 | Staff
    Several years ago, my wife (Carol) and I boarded a plane at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport and flew to Taipei, Taiwan, to adopt our daughter Lauren. She would be our first child after almost...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 10/7/2019 | Staff
    When I was studying to go into ministry, one of the professors told us aspiring pastors that we should never expect to have close friends in the churches that we lead.
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  • ChurchLeaders | 9/25/2019 | Staff
    Student ministry is one of the greatest callings within the church! But there are some deadly sins of student pastors that must be avoided. Who would want to be in charge of buildings and grounds...
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  • ThomRainer.com | 1/1/2011 | Staff
    On January 1, 2011, 100,000 Baby Boomers reached age 65. Every day since then, another 100,000 Boomers turn 65. Many of them retire at that age or shortly thereafter. That’s a lot of retired Boomers.
    242 views morica
  • ThomRainer.com | 1/4/2019 | Staff
    Life is better with people. Life is more fun with people. Ministry requires people. We don’t minister to squirrels. By God’s design, we cannot make it in this life without friends and family.
    451 views iceyy
  • Jesus Creed | 8/21/2019 | Staff
    This is by one of our Northern (MA New Testament) students, Ben Davis, who leads a pastors group in Wichita KS. Charles Taylor’s book, A Secular Age, is a sweeping narrative covering more than 500...
    874 views monna
  • The Aquila Report | 8/12/2019 | Staff
    A question arises. How much was Thomas a ‘career academic’, dedicated to establishing ‘the truth’? And how much was his mission to serve God in and through serving the church? Thomas of course would...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 8/11/2019 | Staff
    Over the past several years, I’ve paid more attention to reasons pastors—including some of my acquaintances and former students—have been fired. In some cases, the congregation has been a...
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