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Money Is Not the Mission

“Money is not the mission. But without money there is no mission.” Those words were shared by a mentor early in my ministry. The...
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Pastors’ Kids

  Being the child of a pastor can be both a great blessing and a tremendous burden. In some ways the pastor’s children live...
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Humility In Leadership

Randy Raasch has served as pastor of First Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, Wisconsin for more than 25 years. Here he shares with LCEF blog...
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Randomness

Ever feel like your life of ministry is a series of random moments and events? Ever get to the end of the day and...
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Beautiful Ruin

Greg Bearss is a church planter and the founding pastor of LakePointe Lutheran Church. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership within the church:...
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The Paradox of Comfort and Challenge

There are tensions between “comfort” and “challenge” that God’s leaders must carefully discern. In my seminary days, we were told our calling was to...
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With

“Follow me,” Jesus said. “And I will make you fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 Paul said: “And you should imitate me just as I...
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MC²

As a spiritual leader, you set the tone for the church. Whether you are the senior, associate, or on staff in ministry, people look...
Money

Is It a Collection or an Offering?

Last Sunday I was privileged to be the surprise, guest preacher at a southern California congregation who was honoring their pastor on the 30th...
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Finding a New Church

It happens to many of us–or to our children. We move to a new community, or as professional church workers we retire from a...
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Money Is Not the Mission

“Money is not the mission. But without money there is no mission.” Those words were shared by a mentor early in my ministry. The...

Title-Image

Pastors’ Kids

  Being the child of a pastor can be both a great blessing and a tremendous burden. In some ways the pastor’s children live...

Title-Image

Humility In Leadership

Randy Raasch has served as pastor of First Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, Wisconsin for more than 25 years. Here he shares with LCEF blog...

Title-Image

Randomness

Ever feel like your life of ministry is a series of random moments and events? Ever get to the end of the day and...

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Beautiful Ruin

Greg Bearss is a church planter and the founding pastor of LakePointe Lutheran Church. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership within the church:...

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The Paradox of Comfort and Challenge

There are tensions between “comfort” and “challenge” that God’s leaders must carefully discern. In my seminary days, we were told our calling was to...

Title-Image

With

“Follow me,” Jesus said. “And I will make you fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 Paul said: “And you should imitate me just as I...

Title-Image-title

MC²

As a spiritual leader, you set the tone for the church. Whether you are the senior, associate, or on staff in ministry, people look...

Money

Is It a Collection or an Offering?

Last Sunday I was privileged to be the surprise, guest preacher at a southern California congregation who was honoring their pastor on the 30th...

Title-Image

Finding a New Church

It happens to many of us–or to our children. We move to a new community, or as professional church workers we retire from a...