How much should we pay our pastor?

How much should we pay our pastor?

Of all the issues that church leaders face, the question of pastoral staff salary can be a minefield. Few other issues can be as divisive to a congregation. I recall early in my pastoral ministry, when the time came to discuss salary, the tempers would fly. Some felt...
Today’s Ceiling – Tomorrow’s Floor

Today’s Ceiling – Tomorrow’s Floor

Christianity is only one generation away from extinction. It is not passed to the next generation through our genetics. Every generation must embrace the truth of the Gospel individually. God has no grandchildren. The older I get the more I realize I am leaving a...
Ministry: Love it – Don’t Leave it!

Ministry: Love it – Don’t Leave it!

Don’t pastors only work one day a week? I have heard that line too many times. Yes, Sunday is our BIG work day (I thought it was a day of rest?) But the rest of the week is mostly preparing for that big day or following up on what happened that day. Caring for...
Baptism

Baptism

Once a person has trusted Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior, the very next step is to be baptized. Baptism is both very simple and very¬†meaningful.¬† Baptism – Simple & Symbol. If you think about it, baptism is simply getting wet. It’s not that...
Technology – Blessing or Curse?

Technology – Blessing or Curse?

I love my iPhone. It helps me stay connected, listen to great content, and stay healthy. However, I have wasted a lot of time and energy the could have been put to better use. How can I keep my technology from controlling me? Brian Moore, pastor of Crosspoint Church...