Service Trumps Authenticity

By Roscoe Lilly

You’ve probably heard someone say it’s important to be authentic to who you really are. You should be the person you were designed to be and not try to be someone else. Authenticity is the only thing

Church Planter Interview: Matt Hess – Pickering, Ontario

Matt Hess is the Lead Pastor of Fellowship Pickering Church in Ontario, Canada. After over 10 years in church ministry, Matt and his wife Arrica sensed God leading them to start a church somewhere in the Greater Toronto Area, specifically

Church Planter Interview: Josh Carter, Portland, OR

If you are interested in partnering with Remedy City Church or church planting in the Portland Area, please contact Josh at

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The Pastor and Funerals

By Dr. Charles Hebert

It is the privilege and responsibility of every pastor to bury people well. This subject I have been tasked with writing about once brought a level of fear and anxiety to my heart. Today, I recognize

The Needed and Under-Developed Skills of Ministers

By Jeff Young

What are the skill sets you believe are must-haves for ministers coming into their first full-time positions?

Obviously, there are matters of character that are critical for any minister, but from purely a “skill set” perspective, I

Eight Ways to Do Kingdom Ministry Better

By Bobby Wood

I really love my job. I love the fact that I get to work with church planters and pastors every day. It’s cool to see the various ministries they represent and how God has wired each one

Money, Money, Money

By Dr. Jack Graham 

“I’m working as hard as I can to get my life and my cash to run out at the same time. And if I die right after lunch on Tuesday, everything will be fine.” —Former Pro

Church Planter Interview: Keith Baldridge, Denver, CO

If you are interested in partnering with The Living Stone Church or church planting in the Denver Area, please contact Keith at

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Church Planter Interview: Roscoe Lilly, Albany NY

If you are interested in partnering with NorthStar Church or church planting in the New York, please contact Roscoe at

For more information about NorthStar Church, please visit their website

Communication in a Multisite Church

I have been married to my wife, Hillary, for 15 years and despite the fact that we talk every day, at times we easily have issues with communication.  Either I’m not listening or she’s not sharing or we’ve both made …