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The Pastor As a Motivator

Pastor, no one on the planet bears more responsibility for motivating a group of people than you. W. A. Criswell, one of my own preaching heroes, defined preaching as "seeking to move a man's will God-ward." He went on to define teaching as "instructing that man in the will and ways of the Lord." I agree with the late Dr. Criswell that both are the tasks of the local church Pastor, but it was his definition of preaching that captured my heart. At the end of every message, …

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Content Marketing Is the Marketing That Matters

Remember when Bubba was running through the list of potential shrimp dishes with Forest? Marketing could be handled the same way. Let's see, there's email marketing, attention marketing, social media marketing, word-of-mouth marketing, print marketing, traditional marketing, new media marketing, permission marketing... and on and on we go. Which one matters most for we who are blogging for income? Ultimately, content marketing matters the most. We need reliable hosting, a …

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Demotivators… Reality Bites at Times!

I love these. You must read the captions... Between Two Worlds: More Demotivators from Despair.com. …

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