Practical Ministry Skills
How to Last as a Leader
Avoid ministry burnout by following these practices.
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"Successful people in all walks of life, whether they are artists, inventors, scientists, or executives, never lose the spirit of a learner. They are like trees: when the tree stops growing, the fruit starts to rot," says Dave Kraft in this resource.

Continual growth is one of several principles important to a lasting leader. This 24-page resource has articles that offer insights and practices to help you keep your ministry strong over time.

NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.

This Resource contains all of the following:

Your Life's Purpose Statement
Having a clear purpose can fuel your journey.

The Importance of Passion (free sample)
Let your enthusiasm and joy become contagious.

The Leader's Priorities
Be intentional with what you do and don't do.

Measuring Your Pace
We don't all have the same capacity.

Keep Growing to Keep Going
The leader who continues to learn can continue to thrive.

Rejuvenation for Church Leaders
10 practical ways to refresh your soul.

Keeping Your Clock Ticking
A primer on the benefits and practices of solitude.

The Discipline of Journaling
Why mapping your private world can bring your soul into focus.

When Power Tempts You
Forget money and sex. The real temptation is "king me."

When Doubt Comes
Discern when you're more vulnerable to doubt and how you can deal with it.

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Also of Interest
Live a life worth following.

The Pastoral Search Process
This download describes the search committee and its work and provides church members, boards, and search committees with resources that clarify the church’s expectations of the new pastor.

Why We Let Small-Group Leaders Choose Their Members
Why relational affinity leads to healthy small groups.

Responding to Wars and Disasters
An Interview with Kevin J. Turner.

Topics:Burnout, Enthusiasm, Human limitations, Leadership, Time
Filters:Management, Pastor, Shepherd, Worship leader
References:John 17:4, 1 Peter 5:2-3, 2 Timothy 1:7
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Patrick Chong

October 13, 2010  12:57am

I absolutely agree with Joel. Please be cautious in not creeping into commercialisation of your God-given ministry.

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August 03, 2010  1:09pm

$14.95 for 24 pages that contain 10 "articles"?? I have to agree with Don...this seems a little steep for what it claims to be. Most books can be purchased for this amount, new or used. I think you guys are starting to think a little too much of yourselves!! Maybe time for a "humility check" on your part. Thanks, but no thanks.


July 31, 2010  6:20am

Have you given any thought to whether such statistics have more to do with a church paradigm that requires a leader be more than a pastor... ?

Carlos Moreno

July 31, 2010  12:54am

One of the things that still amazing me is how some "pastors" are in the ministry for the "benefits"(power) and some others don´t but should be. I reject the idea that a long pastorate necessarily means fidelity to the Lord

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