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10 Reasons Pastors Stay in a Tough Ministry

By Chuck Lawless A student asked me this week if I’ve ever thought about running from my ministry. Yes, I have, especially during the toughest times. Based on my own experiences and my interviews with struggling pastors over the years, here are some reasons pastors don’t run. Calling. My calling was so strong that I…

Will the church let the light go out

We are told in scripture that where there is no vision or revelation people perish.  The New International Version translates it: “Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint…” (Prov. 29:18).  We might add that where there is no vision churches also perish and cast off restraint.  When I was a child in…

The Passing of Kim Clement 1956 – 2016

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our beloved Kim has died and passed into Glory, and is now in the presence of his Lord, his best friend, Jesus. Kim was recently hospitalized with pneumonia and complications due to his diseased lungs, and his body was just too weak to combat…