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Welcoming Guests and First Impressions

The sermon starts in the parking lot, and the impression you make for your guests on Sunday morning during the first 10 minutes will be indelible.

Technology and The Church

Leveraging technology for ministry can be an incredible blessing. But it can also be fraught with problems and pitfalls. Learn how to use technology well.

Vision and Leadership

Our God longs for leaders to request of Him to do that which they cannot. Faith filled vision, leadership and risk are key ingredients for ministry.

Preaching and Communication

You know and understand how challenging it is to communicate. It is hard to get and capture people's attention. Learn how to communicate effectively.

Creativity and Innovation

Being creative means asking the right questions and making new associations. Discover new and creative ideas for your ministry.

How To Discuss A Pastor's Salary - Scripturally

These are 8 scriptures to consider when discussing a pastor's salary. There scriptures are helpful for both the pastor and for those leaders in the church who set it.

Scriptures that the senior pastor should bear in mind:
  • I am not doing this for gain (2 Cor. 2:17; 1 Tim. 3:8; 1 Tim. 6:5; Titus 1:7).
  • I am free from love of money, and am content trusting God (Heb. 11:5-6).
  • I am above reproach, and at pains to do what is right in the eyes of God and man (1 Tim. 3:2; 2 Cor 8:21).
  • My followers owe me nothing—I will gladly spend myself for them (2 Cor. 12:14).
  • I consider devotion to me as if to God; I will pour it out to the Lord (1 Chron. 11:18).
Scriptures that those who help set the pastor's salary should bear in mind:
  • My leaders are worthy of double honor (1 Tim. 5:17).
  • My aim is to make their lives a joy (Heb. 13:17).
  • I can be attentive to their needs, and quick to try to help, and alert to give them support and encouragement (1 Chron. 11:18).
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