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How To Clarify Your Best Goal

10/15/2018
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If you’re like most ministry leaders, you’re probably doing a lot of things all at once. Between preaching and praying and being with people, your life and work can become overwhelming and drive you crazy. But what if you could figure out how to do less in your ministry while being more helpful and enjoying what you do…

Duration:00:20:56

Your Best Goal

10/8/2018
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Brief Overview: If you’re like most ministry leaders, you’re probably doing a lot of things all at once. Between preaching and praying and being with people, your life and work can become overwhelming and drive you crazy. But what if you could figure out how to do less in your ministry while being more helpful and enjoying what you do… Resources Mentioned pastorspreacher.com/1pastorspreachers.com/class Rate & Review the Podcast Reviews for the podcast on iTunes and greatly...

Duration:00:17:23

For Pastors and Preachers

10/1/2018
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Brief Overview: We’re excited to announce that starting next episode, we’ll focus our conversations on helping pastors and preachers enjoy living faithfully and leading fruitfully. . Rate & Review the Podcast Reviews for the podcast on iTunes and greatly appreciated! They help us build awareness for the show, which in turn allows us to bring value to more listeners like you. Not only that, but they help us better understand what matters the most to you so that we can constantly improve....

Duration:00:14:24

Mailbag: Weird Prayers, Prayer Walks and What Would Jesus Pray

9/24/2018
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Brief Overview: In this final episode in our month long series on prayer, Matt and Tal answer five of questions they are most frequently asked questions church leaders have about prayer: Your Questions About Prayer: When is the best time to pray?What resources on prayer do you recommend the most?How do I fit everything in that I need to pray for?Any recommendations on corporate prayer meetings?What do we think of [approach to prayer that you don’t like]? We Made This For You: In the Five...

Duration:00:30:34

How To Pray For Your Church

9/17/2018
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Brief Overview In this third episode in our month long series on prayer, Matt and Tal walk through four critical questions every pastor needs to ask as they create a plan to pray for their church: Questions For Your Prayer Plan: Who am I praying for?When and where am I going to pray for them?What am I going to pray for them?Who else can I develop to pray with me? How Can We Help? Our next episode is a mailbag episode so we’d love to answer your questions about prayer. Let us know how we...

Duration:00:22:26

What Sex Teaches Pastors About Prayer

9/10/2018
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Brief Overview In this second episode focused on prayer, Matt and Tal talk about people’s desire for intimacy, what sex teaches pastors about prayer, and answer questions about counseling and praying for people where sexual attraction is felt or possible. Big Ideas From This Episode Everyone craves intimacy - to know and be knownIntimacy and sex are not the same thingMisused sex is a form of false intimacyOne vital way to recover true intimacy is through prayerWhen pastors don’t pray for...

Duration:00:20:45

Five Reasons Pastors Don’t Pray

9/3/2018
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Brief Overview Our work as pastors is profoundly spiritual yet when it comes to prayer, most pastors aren’t putting in the work. What’s going on? Here’s what we’ve seen and heard in our personal experience and in our coaching program with other pastors: Why Don’t Pastors Pray? We don’t believe prayerlessness is a sin.We think we’re smarter than pastors from previous generations.We skip over parts of the New Testament where prayer is the priority.We think we have the power to change...

Duration:00:29:27

10 Questions Smart Leaders Ask About Coaching

8/27/2018
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Brief Overview All month long, we’ve been talking about the benefits of hiring a coach. This week, we’re answering your questions to help you make fully informed decisions: Questions Answered In This Episode Why has coaching for pastors become so popular?Is there research to back the benefits of coaching?What’s the difference between counseling and coaching?What’s the best question to ask a prospective coach?Why doesn’t coaching work for some people?How does Five Factors Coaching...

Duration:00:38:58

The Secret of Great Coaching

8/20/2018
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Brief Overview When ministry leaders hire a coach, what should they be looking for? Certification helps but in the same way that seminary degrees can’t guarantee the effectiveness of a pastor, coaching certification doesn’t tell you what you really need to know. If you want to hire a great coach, look for these three priorities in their coaching: Priorities of Great Coaches: Clarity- Great coaches help you focus and establish goals where it matters most.Momentum- Great coaches have a...

Duration:00:24:07

How To Find The Right Coach For You

8/13/2018
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Brief Overview “Is that coaching?” “No, that’s not coaching.” “Here’s what coaching looks like.” This is the conversation among church leaders when it comes to coaching, and it’s largely unhelpful. The truth is there are three primary ways to coach leaders and you should choose the approach that is most helpful to you right now. Types of Coaches: Mentor- Coaches who have been successful where you are struggling. Priority is on information that shows you how they achieved success.Pastor-...

Duration:00:24:38

Pastor, Are You The Next Bill Hybels?

8/10/2018
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To help church leaders evaluate blind spots that ruin...everything

Duration:00:37:55

5 Life-Changing Benefits of Hiring A Coach

8/6/2018
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Brief Overview Call them mentors, trainers, coaches - we all have people who have helped us grow into the best versions of ourselves in different parts of life. But far too many leaders don’t have coaches, leaving them operating at less than full capacity. So on this episode, Matt and Tal talk about the life-changing benefits of coaching and why the smart move for you is to hire a coach. Benefits of Coaching: Great coaches slow you down. Your life is moving fast. Your coach should...

Duration:00:38:08

Vic Doss on Losing 50 Pounds, Leading College Students and Why He Loves Oprah

7/30/2018
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Brief Overview Matt sits down with Vic Doss from Watkinsville First Baptist Church to talk about leading college students, what’s missing in evangelical politics and the holistic transformation that took place in Vic’s life over the past 12 months. Listen To Learn: Resources The Healthy Practices of Leaders, Volume 1Ask Matt and Tal a QuestionFive Factors Facebook Groupcom/mattadairtwitter.com/talprince

Duration:01:17:56

Should I Use A Smartphone?

7/23/2018
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Brief Overview In the last of four episodes on how healthy leaders use their smartphones, Matt and Tal answer listener questions about the challenges and benefits of smartphone use. Here are the questions Matt and Tal answer: Is smartphone addiction a real thing?What’s available to protect me from porn on my smartphone?Should I ask people in our church not to use their phone when I preach?Any tips on social media fasts? Are they helpful or just a placebo?What are the spiritual benefits...

Duration:00:35:25

How To Get The Most From Your Smartphone

7/16/2018
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Brief Overview In the third of four episodes on how healthy leaders use their smartphones, Matt and Tal talk about the challenges we face in how we use our phone. Plus, they share a simple framework that you can use today to multiply the benefit you get from your phone. How To Get The Most From Your Phone Fence.Set boundaries around the time when you use your phone and stay away from your phone. Focus. Leverage tools on your phone to help you stay away from distraction and the myth of...

Duration:00:25:41

Take A (One-Day) Digital Detox

7/9/2018
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Brief Overview In the second of four episodes on how healthy leaders use their smartphones, Matt and Tal talk through the details of taking a 24-hour break from your smartphone. They talk about why we get hooked on our phones, the benefits of taking a 24-hour break from our phones and how to take the next steps to freedom. Benefits of a Digital Detox: Freedom from FOMO:The fear of missing out (FOMO) is a problem compounded by the way our phones tap into our neurochemistry. A consistent...

Duration:00:26:26

Your Relationship With Your Smartphone? It’s Complicated!

7/1/2018
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Brief Overview In the first of four episodes on how healthy leaders use their smartphones, Matt and Tal show you the possibilities of using your smartphone in a different way. In the face of increased concerns about the holistic impact of smartphone use, healthy leaders are reimagining their relationship with their phone. Benefits of Better Smartphone Use: Heightened sense of security and gratitude.Research shows that smartphone use increases the risk of loneliness and depression....

Duration:00:30:38

Are You Addicted To Work?

6/25/2018
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Brief Overview In this last installment of our series on work, Matt and Tal answer five questions that church leaders should wrestle with related to how much they work. We live in a world that celebrates ‘the hardest workers in the room’ but when does our hustle become a problem? What are the warning signs that we are becoming addicted to work? How do we put Pandora back in her box if our schedule is out of control and our heart is out of alignment with the way of Jesus? Evaluation...

Duration:00:26:16

You Are Not A Tetherball

6/18/2018
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Brief Overview Pastoral The needs of the people we serve rarely fit easily inside of a tightly wound schedule. There is a level of flexibility that we must maintain in order to be with our people where they are, yet if we’re not careful we will find ourselves only doing surface-level work with little time and energy to focus on our best work. On this episode, we help you find the right strategy to focus on your most significant work and maintain accessibility to your church. Big...

Duration:00:18:28

No More Saturday Night Specials

6/11/2018
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Brief Overview We all know that having a schedule and keeping a schedule are important for pastors. But far too often, we don’t make the best use of our schedules and this damages both our preaching and our health. If you want to thrive as a preacher, here are a few ideas that will help you make and stick to your schedule. Big Ideas: Scrambling increases stress that damages your health. Forced, last minute sermon preparation increases anxiety, reduces the amount of time you sleep,...

Duration:00:19:53