Pastoral Leadership

How Do Churches End Up With Domineering Bullies for Pastors?

"There is obviously much to be learned from both successful CEOs and also great generals, but both models can quickly become toxic. When either becomes the primary model for Christian leadership, is it any wonder that domineering pastors result?" - Christian Leaders

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'Holy moments': Floyd commissions son as successor

"'Pastor Nick and my son, even as [the apostle] Paul knelt and he prayed, I put my hands in your hands today as a sign and a symbol to our people that God is transferring this to you,' Floyd said as both he and his son knelt before Cross Church's combined congregations at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark." - BPNews

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Half of Pastors Worry Speaking Out on Social Issues Will Offend People

"According to a comprehensive new religious freedom and pluralism report released by the Barna Group this year, 9 out of 10 Christian pastors say helping Christians have biblical beliefs about specific issues is a major part of their role as clergy." - Christianity Today

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