10 Most Frequent Questions Pastors Have

Episode #345
July 14, 2017
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Podcast Episode #345

We get questions every day from several venues—blog comments, emails, tweets, and so many more. Here are the top 10 that we get the most and how to answer them.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • The starting point for a church’s revitalization is different in every situation.
  • Your church is usually farther along in its need for revitalization than you realize.
  • It’s amazing the number of pastors who haven’t been trained to deal with church budgets.
  • Some people handle conflict and personnel well. Most don’t.
  • Sometimes you must make the inevitable the immediate.
  • Changing your church’s polity is not a magic bullet for church health.
  • It doesn’t matter what type of church polity you have if you have the wrong people in leadership roles.

The 10 questions we cover are:

  1. Where do I begin to lead my church toward revitalization?
  2. What do I do about our aging church facilities?
  3. How do I handle church financial issues?
  4. How do I handle conflict and personnel issues?
  5. What is the best leadership structure for a church?
  6. What are the best practical ministry tools?
  7. How do I establish a vision for my church?
  8. How do I deal with power struggles in the church?
  9. How do I lead change in the worship services?
  10. Can I survive?

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