Why pastors can never be real

By David Murrow on June 2, 2016

When a pastor confesses weakness to another person, he hands that person a weapon. That weapon can later be used to destroy his ministry and family.

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There’s no such thing as church planting

By David Murrow on May 5, 2016

Let me point out something that should be obvious: you can’t plant a church. All you can do is plant a worship service – and hope that a church grows out of it.

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Two questions every pastor should answer

By David Murrow on April 19, 2016

Is God is using you – or are you are using God?

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All crazy, all the time

By David Murrow on March 24, 2016

What do Donald Trump and the prosperity gospel preachers have in common?

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Do you worship your pastor?

By David Murrow on March 15, 2016

I’ve talked to a lot of guys who’ve quit going to church. Their reasons vary, but a significant number fell away when they became disenchanted with their preacher.

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Andy Stanley’s real errors

By David Murrow on March 10, 2016

To his credit, Stanley quickly apologized for disparaging small churches. But his comment was based on two other questionable assumptions.

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Why is church attendance declining – even among committed Christians?

By David Murrow on March 7, 2016

It’s not merely nominal Christians who are putting aside weekly worship: fervent believers are becoming irregular in their church attendance, too.

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Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 2 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 17, 2016

The most valuable thing a man can take away from a retreat is a group of men he continues to hang out with after the retreat is over.

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Motivate men — promise risk and reward

By David Murrow on January 26, 2016

Jesus did not shy away from the promise of reward. He did not worry that he might appeal to the flesh. He showed us that it’s perfectly healthy to motivate men by helping them understand the rewards they accumulate when they serve the kingdom of God.

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Men’s ministry is pointless

By David Murrow on January 13, 2016

…unless you get one thing right first.

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