Pray for Your Pastor

Pastors and leaders need prayer. The weight of responsibility they carry is crushing at times, and the very nature of their roles makes them a constant target for the enemy.  The Apostle Paul often asked people to pray for him. He recognized the power of agreement in prayer, and knew he needed it! Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you, and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. (‭2 Thessalonians‬… Read More

A Courageous Leader

The king took his place of authority beside the pillar and renewed the covenant in the Lord’s presence. He pledged to obey the Lord by keeping all his commands, laws, and decrees with all his heart and soul. He promised to obey all the terms of the covenant that were written in the scroll. (2 Chronicles 34:31 NLT) Despite the fact that he became king when he was only eight years old, Josiah was an incredibly influential leader. He confronted the idolatry of the nation by destroying the high places of idol… Read More

Three Things Every Pastor Needs

Outside of Bethlehem are rolling hills, where, for thousands of years, sheep and shepherds have trod. It was on these hills that angelic hosts announced to lowly shepherds that Jesus – the Christ – was born. It was also on these hills that a ruddy shepherd boy named David received a prophetic word and a fresh anointing that would propel him to one day be Israel’s King. It is significant to realize that shepherds have always held a prominent place in God’s covenant relationship with mankind, from the patriarchs of the Old… Read More