Five Reasons Why Leaders Quit

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Perry Noble http://www.preaching.com Used by Permission Every church leader I’ve chatted with has done serious battle with discouragement, says Perry Noble. #1 – Burnout I once heard someone say, “I would rather burn out than rust out.” Uh… BOTH are bad because NEITHER of them finish well. Too many people in the ministry work themselves into a frenzy, never take …

How to Write a Sermon – Seven Steps to a Memorable Message (Step 2)

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Brandon Hilgemann Brandon@propreacher.com http://www.propreacher.com Used by Permission Only after praying can we move on to Step 2. How to Write a Sermon – Step 2: Lay the Foundation. The second step to writing a sermon is to lay the foundation. The foundation of a house is crucial. A good foundation over time will support the house. A bad foundation over …

Seven Deadly Thoughts of Leaders

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By the time we hear of a leadership failure, any attempts at intervention to save the leader are usually futile. The damage has been done. The family or organization suffers as their leader has fallen or, at the very least, made a major mistake. Most great leadership failures; however, don’t begin with some stupid action. The leader usually has thoughts …