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Thom Rainer

Five Bad Apologies by Leaders

I really don’t like to share my experience with apologies, because it is evidence of my bad leadership. But leaders need to learn to apologize. Real apologies. Sincere apologies.

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Cultivate the Small Dreams Well

The kingdom of God is contained in the small things. Those who know the secret in the small things are the wise people. God has contained amazing potential in the small things. In a small seed, numerous fruits are contained.

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A Privilege Possessed by the Army Reserve Chaplain

Last month, I attended Annual Training as part of my Army Reserve duties. For Reserve soldiers, we report to our units 2 days a month (usually Saturday and Sunday) and 2 weeks a year (usually during summer). This year, I spent everyday during those 2 weeks counseling soldiers.

Thom Rainer

Fifteen Reasons Why Your Pastor Should Not Visit Much

I read the sad story recently of a church that fired its pastor because “he didn’t visit the members enough.” Granted, I don’t know all the details about the situation, but I am not optimistic about the church’s future.

Thom Rainer

Eight Warning Signs of a Bully Church Member

“I love you pastor, but I want you fired.” Several months ago I wrote about bully church members. The post focused on the damage they do and the problems they create. The article resonated with many church leaders.

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Hearts are Warmed by Encouragement

There is nothing good as encouragement. Our hearts are warmed when we encourage others and are encouraged by others. Our hearts become cold when we judge others and are judged by others.

Thom Rainer

Six Terrible Ways to Recruit Ministry Volunteers in Your Church

Would you like to do the worst possible job of getting people involved in ministry in your church? Sometimes I think church leaders take the most negative approaches in an attempt to encourage more people to get involved in ministry in the church.

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Mystery of Wounds

To live is to love. Love is formed in relationships. We cannot love by ourselves. We love someone and are loved by someone. We do not love by ourselves, but together with others. There is nothing better than love.

Jin O Jeong

The Faith of 'Ubuntu'

An anthropologist who was studying a tribe in South Africa put down a basket full of fresh sweet strawberries and promised to give all the fruit to the first child who got to the basket. That was translated and told to the kids.

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Wisdom of Cultivating a Warm Heart

Last Monday, I met President Soon-Hong Chang from Handong Global University. In our conversation, President Chang said, “If I was to be a pastor, I would like to establish a warm church.”

Thom Rainer

Six Perspectives on Dual Church Membership

I love local churches. I just love them. I know they are filled with imperfect members. I know all the members are sinners and occasional hypocrites just like me. That reality has not changed since the first century.

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Secret Contained in the Smallest, Weakest Step

It is wise to know the secret of one step. One step is a small step. One step is a frail step. However, a pilgrim knows the importance of one step. A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. When Abraham received God’s calling of pilgrimage, he took a step.

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