9 Books for Pastors and Leaders Who Want to Last

7 Obstacles to Ministry Health
If you still have a heart to last well beyond obstacles and detours, as a pastor or a leader, I highly recommend 9 powerful books for pastors and leaders to equip you. They address issues like trust, disagreements, doctrine, and so much more, and offer constructive and sometimes counter-intuitive perspectives. It happened again this past… Read More

8 Ways Satan Attacks Churches

8 Ways Satan Attacks Churches
I have studied spiritual warfare for more than 25 years. Here are some of the primary ways Satan attacks churches. 1. Satan Attacks Through Congregational Division I’ve seen churches divided over budget decisions, paint colors, worship styles, Bible versions, community outreach, global missions, staffing choices, service times, choir robes, small group curriculum, and church vans. The enemy… Read More

Are You Organized for Control or Growth?

Are You Organized for Control or Growth?
One of the pastors on our staff was overheard saying to another staffer, “One of the things that makes Meck so different is that it is not organized for control, but organized for growth.” He gets it. It’s a simple, but profound, idea. When you are organized for control, then your decision making, systems, processes…they’re all about… Read More