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Pastors and Pietism: Key to Spiritual Renewal, Part 4

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Copyright © 2017 Roger Helland Are you “praying the price” for pastoral and church spiritual renewal? According to David Butts, president of Harvest Prayer Ministries, “Most surveys indicate that the average American Christian prays 3 minutes or less a day. Pastors average 6 minutes a day. The first place to look to see if a […]

Our Amazing Bible!

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Our Amazing Bible!, by Brian Simmons, lead Translator of The Passion Translation. It would be impossible to calculate how many lives have been changed forever by the power of the Bible, the living Word of God! My life was transformed forever because I believed the message contained in the Scriptures about Jesus, the Savior. To hold […]

PASTORS AND PIETISM: Part 3

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Copyright © 2017 Roger Helland Recently, I had coffee with a long-time friend and colleague. We discussed the condition of our conference, and our pastors—some of whom were angry and combative—and of our own lives. We mused on the dire necessity for today’s church and culture to behold glorious theology that adorns godly pastors. “Do […]

PASTORS AND PIETISM: A KEY TO SPIRITUAL RENEWAL – Part 1

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Roger Helland © 2017 As I write, I reflect on what drives my three decades of Christian ministry that spans vigorous spiritual service as a lay-leader, church elder, pastor, Bible college and seminary instructor, denominational leader, mentor, and author. My fire is that pastors, church leaders, and churches would flourish! However, the chilling remark sent […]

Daybreak Devotions – Encouragement

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“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up . . .” (1 Thessalonians 5:11a NIV) My older daughter was very cautious when she was a young child. This was no more evident than when she was learning how to walk. When she tried taking her first step she fell back down on her bottom. […]

Avoiding Burnout When You Feel Like Giving Up

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Now that fall is upon us and holiday craziness is looming, are you struggling with motivation? Is it taking all you’ve got to just face what’s on your to-do list? I remember waking up one morning and thinking “I don’t feel like getting out of bed.  I don’t feel like doing all that I have […]

What It Takes to Be Fully Engaged

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Every pastor who wants fully engaged board members, staff and church members need to ask three probing questions. Do I understand the Greatest Commandment and take it seriously? Do I understand that I can love God wholeheartedly only if I have received, embraced, and cherished His deep love for me? Do I understand that I can love […]

Why God Doesn’t Want You to Stress

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What stresses you out? Work? Finances? Your kids? A project you are working on that doesn’t appear to be coming together? An over-packed schedule that has you striving for the impossible? Maybe it’s even your ministry or service to God that has you stressed out! Stress results when we worry that something won’t work out […]

Trends and Struggles Pastors Face According to Barna

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A new study, “The State of Pastors,” conducted by the Barna Group in partnership with Pepperdine University, explores the relational health of pastors – looking closely at relationships with their spouse, children, friends and peers. Study findings revealed that pastors have a deep human need for community, transparency and intimacy. The study also delved into […]
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