Minister's Toolbox

Created for the pastor or minister who serves their church and community each day. Church work can be challenging, so we provide tools you'll need to succeed. Each week, Minister's Toolbox addresses practical topics that are seldom discussed. In addition, we interview ministers from time to time who share insights about how they overcame challenges to enjoy what they do.

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      episode 107: Who Do You Think You Are? Part Two Dealing With Spiritual Authority


      We continue our discussion about spiritual authority. How does it function through you in your church? What is legitimate authority and when should it be exercised? During the podcast, I mentioned my books. I also shared an upcoming book to be used as...


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      episode 106: Who Do You Think You Really Are? (Part One)


      How much authority should pastors use to fulfill God's mandates for their ministry? What does genuine spiritual authority look like and why is it that few pastors understand it? If we are unsure whom God has called us to be, we will also be unclear about the authority He has called us to exercise. On today's show, the first in a two-part series: Who Do You Think You Are?


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       2018-05-15  14m
       
       

      episode 105: How To Attract New People To Your Church


      Jesus gave a very specific strategy for attracting new people to our churches. During today's podcast, I share the secret in plain sight which will yield results if followed.


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       2018-04-11  16m
       
       

      episode 104: The Fatal Flaw In Denominationalism


      One attribute guaranteed to destroy any church of any size operates in stealth mode.


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       2018-03-29  14m
       
       

      episode 103: EP 103: What Is Your Template For Ministry?


      Templates are forms that help us be efficient with our time and presentation of the gospel. They can also become great hindrances to the activity of the Holy Spirit in our churches. How do we use templates in a way that glorify God and thus enhance...


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       2018-03-07  14m
       
       

      episode 102: How To Find New Leaders In Your Church


      Anyone can select new leaders. That is easy. However, choosing the right people for leadership is critical. Failure to put the right people on the bus according to Jim Collins (Good To Great) can and will destroy any organization or church. How do we...


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       2018-02-20  14m
       
       

      episode 101: How To Build God's Kingdom Instead Of Your Own


      Jesus told Peter that upon his confession of faith, He would build HIS Church. Without realizing it, most pastors are building their own kingdoms, not God's. How can I say that? During the podcast, I will share the unmistakable reason why this is...


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       2018-02-01  16m
       
       

      episode 100: How To Stop Teaching False Doctrine Part Two


      What is Arminianism and why does it matter? A great deal if it unknowingly affects how you preach and teach scripture. We examine this worldview and conclude this two-part series on false doctrine. Want to take advantage of all our free downloads?...


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       2018-01-10  15m
       
       

      episode 99: EP 99: How To Stop Teaching False Doctrine


      Leaders are charged with feeding our congregations with sound doctrine. Most of think our teaching is sound, but is it? During today's podcast we take on one of two sacred cows that blur the line between truth and error.


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       2018-01-03  15m
       
       

      episode 98: EP 98: How To Stay Encouraged Even When You're Not


      The #1 reason 1500 pastors leave the ministry each month is discouragement. Ministry work is much more challenging than people reaize. We deal with difficult problems, people and spiritual opposition each day. How do leaders stay encouraged even when...


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       2017-12-19  15m