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Is your family feeling the demands of ministry?

Is your family feeling the demands of ministry?

You know firsthand the demands that ministry can put on your family… people who expect you to be available 24/7… people who expect your spouse to take on this or that role, or even to have a specific type of personality or spiritual gift set… people who expect your...

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What to expect from Logan Leadership this year

What to expect from Logan Leadership this year

As leaders, you know what things are supposed to look like. Even if you’ve never seen it fully lived out this side of heaven, you still have some inherent, innate understanding of the Kingdom of God: how things are supposed to be. And you want to move closer to that...

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2023 Top Ten

2023 Top Ten

Gauging needs and creating content that is relevant and accessible is a key element of successful communication. Here are the Logan Leadership blogs that you engaged with the most in 2023 and why we think these topics hit home. 2023 Top Ten Blogs In true New Year's...

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A Christmas Note from Bob

A Christmas Note from Bob

Dear friend, As you know, I have spent decades developing resources and coaching church planters, pastors, and denominational leaders. This year, I stepped up to the pulpit again to act as transitional pastor for a church that is near and dear to my heart. Let me tell...

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Expecting the Unexpected

Expecting the Unexpected

You’ve prayed and sought counsel, strategized and planned. Things might roll out exactly as expected. But let’s face it, that doesn’t happen often. Sometimes the response is better than you hoped for and sometimes you flop. Other times, the result is completely out of...

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What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

You long to see the Lord transform hearts, minds, and lives. It’s why you’ve dedicated your life to ministry. But instead of joyful participants, it’s getting harder to inspire action, recruit leaders, or even volunteers. At times, ministry feels more like marketing...

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Spiritual Formation for a Weary World

Spiritual Formation for a Weary World

Do you feel it? From polarizing politics to terrorist atrocities, pain and despair are evident and prevalent. You see the need for mercy, grace, peace, and salvation everywhere you look.  The Importance of Spiritual Formation Spiritual formation is not for the sake of...

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How to talk about year-end giving

How to talk about year-end giving

Giving Tuesday is next week. Don't miss the opportunity to talk about it this weekend... Money can be a difficult topic As a pastor, you see people struggling and are sensitive to the financial hardships within your congregation. The last thing you want to do is add...

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How is planning for 2024 going?

How is planning for 2024 going?

Do you get a pit in your stomach when it comes time for annual planning? Annual planning sessions can be frustrating. They can tend to fall on the extremes of a free-for-all or dictatorial marching orders. Neither approach gets good results or creates a healthy...

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Are you feeling ministry fatigue?

Are you feeling ministry fatigue?

Your congregation is back in the building, Bible studies are in full swing…the church is busy. So why are you feeling, well, just “meh”? If you are feeling ministry fatigue you are not alone.  What is the source of your fatigue? Pastoring is a tough job and there are...

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How are you feeling about the holidays?

How are you feeling about the holidays?

If you are feeling like you’ve said everything there is to say on the subject of Christmas… you aren’t alone. Even the best pastors can get into ruts or feel uninspired. And that can be true for even the most sacred of scriptures, celebrations, and holidays.  It’s...

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Confirming and Safeguarding Your Vision

Confirming and Safeguarding Your Vision

You are ready to try something new. Something radical. Maybe you are inspired by someone else’s fresh but unexpected expression of ministry. Or, maybe you are feeling a tug towards something you’ve never seen done.  When we hear or see something unexpected, it’s...

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