When it comes to stress in Christian ministry, Christmas is the time of year it hits the most. But there are two reasons why we shouldn't brag about it. I was prompted to write this post by two colleagues who tweeted that for many pastors, stress in Christian ministry, particularly at Christmas appeared to be a badge of honour for some. One suggested that acting as if … [Read more...] about Pastor, don’t brag about how busy you are this Christmas
Here’s a round up of leadership and productivity posts for this week, particularly from the the Christian blog sites that I could find. You’ll also find a summary of this week’s content on www.equippinghispeople.com. Here are the top five posts to read on leadership or productivity from Christian blog sites that I’ve read this past week: Are Your Christmas Sermons … [Read more...] about Christian Blog Sites Links – 21/12/18
Handling church problems can become even more frustrating at Christmastime. Here are four ways to ensure petty issues don't become big ones. A Pinch Point You're tired. You're overworked. You have too many demands on your time. It's Christmastime, and you can't handle anything else. Then you arrive at the church you lead and discovered someone left the lights on … [Read more...] about Tips for Handling Church Problems at Christmas (and any other time)
Are you feeling the Christmas stress in ministry already? Here are three things to stop doing immediately to win back time. Number of Tasks v Number of Hours For most pastors and church leaders, Christmas brings additional tasks. You may be preaching at more services and organising additional community activities such as lunches, winter shelters, … [Read more...] about Christmas Stress in Ministry? Stop!
Here's a round up of this week's posts and the top leadership and productivity articles I've read this week, for Christian spiritual leaders from a variety of sources. You'll also find a summary of this week's content on www.equippinghispeople.com. Here are the top five articles on leadership or productivity with church leader insights I've read this past … [Read more...] about Links to Equip Christian Leaders – 28/09/18