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Minister's Toolbox

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Minister's Toolbox is all about helping church leaders with encouragement, tools and resources to be more effective in ministry. 1500 pastors leave the ministry each month. That trend needs to stop! Casey and Patti Sabella have been in the ministry for several decades and offer practical advice for overcoming the many challenges that come working as a minister. Their 2 daughters, two sons and their respective spouses work with them in the ministry.

Minister's Toolbox is all about helping church leaders with encouragement, tools and resources to be more effective in ministry. 1500 pastors leave the ministry each month. That trend needs to stop! Casey and Patti Sabella have been in the ministry for several decades and offer practical advice for overcoming the many challenges that come working as a minister. Their 2 daughters, two sons and their respective spouses work with them in the ministry.
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Minister's Toolbox is all about helping church leaders with encouragement, tools and resources to be more effective in ministry. 1500 pastors leave the ministry each month. That trend needs to stop! Casey and Patti Sabella have been in the ministry for several decades and offer practical advice for overcoming the many challenges that come working as a minister. Their 2 daughters, two sons and their respective spouses work with them in the ministry.

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Episodes

EP 97: Is Prophetic Ministry Valid for Today?

11/28/2017
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Why is prophetic ministry in our day and age so very important? During this podcast, I share about my recent visit to Zimbabwe and how prophetic ministry played such a practical and vital role. During the show, I invited people to get my free download. You can receive it here. Transcript of Today's Podcast Since my last podcast episode, life has changed dramatically and permanently for me. Prophetic ministry played a major role in this. Allow me to share my journey to Zimbabwe and what...

Duration: 00:17:21


EP 96: Prophetic or Pathetic?

11/17/2017
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How do you as a leader view prophetic ministry? Do you think present-day prophecy is heresy or legitimate? What role do leaders play in teaching on or practicing prophetic ministry? During the podcast, I invited people to like my facebook page to receive live updates from Zimbabwe. You can do that here. Also, I will be posting pictures and perhaps audio from this trip on my blog here. Transcript of Today's Podcast Every minister is called by God to be prophetic. What does that mean?...

Duration: 00:16:22


EP 95: Do You Have A Preacher's Voice?

11/8/2017
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Is the way we preach affecting how people receive what we have to say? A preacher's voice is often used to create more impact. Does it? What is a preacher's voice? Should we use one? Transcript of Today's Podcast Do you have a preacher’s voice? What is a preacher’s voice and does it matter? I think so. Back in a moment Hey everyone. Thank you so much for tuning in today. What exactly is a preacher’s voice? Well, before we talk about that, let me start by stating the obvious: If you are...

Duration: 00:14:49


EP 94: Are You Reproachable? Part Two

11/1/2017
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This second part of a two-part series looks at how to live wisely as a minister. What does discernment actually mean? Probably not what you might expect. Without this crucial element, leaders can never succeed in their calling. During the podcast, I mentioned MileIQ. You can learn more here. I also mentioned the Zimbabwe Trip Follow the trip here. Leave a review for iTunes here. Transcript of Today's Podcast Paul instructed his protégé, Timothy, to find and develop new leaders who...

Duration: 00:15:46


EP 93: Are You Reproachable?

10/18/2017
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Paul advises his protege Timothy to select leaders that are above reproach. What does that mean? Does today's church use improper standards to select its leaders? During today's podcast, I asked if you will give us an honest review on ITunes or Google Play. Would you do that now? For those who would like to help me in the effort to share with pastors in Zimbabwe next month, you can contribute here. Transcript of Today's Podcast When speaking of a potential leader, many ask if the...

Duration: 00:13:40


EP 92: How Much Counseling Should You Do?

10/11/2017
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Many pastors spend quite a few hours counseling individuals and couples. How much counseling should you do? Some pastors do a lot; some very little. Is there a right balance? First of all, what is counseling all about? Typically, we are approached in our professional capacity by someone in or out of our congregation to spend an hour of time giving guidance to an individual or couple. The aim of counseling is to help them overcome a problem or challenge that has impeded their spiritual...

Duration: 00:13:02


EP 91: 3 Tips To Train Your Congregation To Tithe

10/3/2017
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Your ministry will succeed or fail based largely on the giving habits of your congregation. How can you train them to be faithful tithers? 3 tips to ensure that people not only give generously, but grow into bona-fide disciples. During today's podcast, I offered an opportunity to support my upcoming missions trip to Zimbabwe, Africa in November of 2017. Here is the link to learn more about this trip. I also mentioned my book, When a Good Church Goes Bad, which is available in three...

Duration: 00:13:50


EP 90: Ethical Standards To Live By (Part Two)

9/20/2017
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In this second seminar, I address the issue of ethics a leader must display to the public. Our character speaks much louder than our sermons, and how we conduct ourselves among our neighbors has a huge impact. The next issue is how we relate to fellow spiritual leaders. Truthfully, this is the Church's greatest scandal as pastors compete with each other like immature school children for attention and recognition. Is it any wonder that God does so little with us collectively in a region?...

Duration: 00:45:03


89: Ethical Standards To Live By (Part One)

9/12/2017
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We open the Fall Season with a two-part series on ministerial ethics. How should leaders behave in their personal lives and what are the consequences if they don't? We eavesdrop on a seminar to emerging leaders to explore how Christ wants ministers to conduct themselves. During the podcast, the speaker mentions the basic rules Billy Graham adhered to throughout his career. You can download this for free here. The speaker is Howard Renker, Sr. Pastor of Bethel Christian Church in Bristol,...

Duration: 00:29:59


EP 88: What I Learned In South Africa Could Change Your Ministry

6/27/2017
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My sons and I just returned from South Africa, experiencing many of the wonders that country brings. While there, God gave me some insight into John 3:3-5 that I believe may transform your thinking. During the podcast, I made reference to MileIQ, the free app that automatically tracks your mileage whenever you drive. Each day or week, it shows you accurate maps revealing where you went and then gives you the simple option of swiping to the left for personal miles or to the right for...

Duration: 00:16:00


EP 87: Why You Should Welcome Apostolic Ministry Into Your Church

6/13/2017
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How can legitimate apostolic ministry help your local church? What do apostles do to assist? How can we develop future apostolic and prophetic leaders? Is there a clear way to discern true apostles from false ones? During the podcast, I shared about my upcoming trip to South Africa. If you would like to connect with our journey, like my Facebook page.

Duration: 00:13:25


EP 86: What Does Five-fold Ministry Mean To The Church?

6/6/2017
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Joseph is the lynch pin who changed the course of church history in Acts of the Apostles. Who was he and what did he do? This is the third installment of a four part series on the role of apostles in the present day church. Why are they important? If you'd like to follow my upcoming trip to South Africa, connect with freshteaching.org or subscribe to my new YouTube channel: If you'd like a transcript of today's show, click here.

Duration: 00:15:22


Why Do We Need Present-Day Apostles At All?

5/30/2017
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If present-day apostles exist, what is their role in today's church? Why did Jesus appoint apostles and prophets AFTER his resurrection to equip His church? How do we discern the true from the false? Get the free download here. Transcript of Today's Podcast

Duration: 00:13:33


EP 84: Are Present Day Apostles False Teachers?

5/22/2017
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Most believe firmly that the twelve apostles constitute the full depth and breadth of New Testament teaching about apostolic ministry. What does scripture teach. The answers will surprise you... and change your life forever. Have you given us a review yet? Always appreciated!

Duration: 00:18:20


EP 82: How To Think INSIDE The Box

5/2/2017
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Most people understand what it means to think outside the box. It means to be innovative and creative. While this is important, the opposite is also true. Knowing your sphere of influence is essential to fulfilling your calling here on earth. During the podcast, we offered a free download with a brief description of the gifts mentioned in I Corinthians 12:28-31, Romans 12:34-8 and Ephesians 4:11. You can get the download here.

Duration: 00:15:02


EP 80: The Miraculous Healing of Jack Chamis (Part One)

4/10/2017
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Jack shares an amazing testimony of his recovery after an horrific accident left him as a paraplegic with no hope of regaining the use of his body. Currently, he is the pastor of Oasis of Life Christian Church in Rocky Hill, CT During the podcast, I mentioned the book, How To Discover Your Ministry. This study guide is ideal for individuals or groups to explore what genuine ministry entails, while driving them toward serving in the local church. For additional resources, visit...

Duration: 00:15:22


EP 79: How To Plant A Church From Scratch

4/3/2017
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Starting a new congregation out of thin air takes a special kind of calling. To ensure that Christianity grow and flourish, new churches must form. The "normal" way churches form, is heavy sponsorship from a larger congregation via a satellite network. This method has proven effective, but what about the pioneer church planter? What about the person who feels called to start a church without any of the normal resources many have come to expect? Shane and Maria Priebe share their story of...

Duration: 00:16:42


EP 78: How To Keep Your Integrity When No One Seems To Notice

3/21/2017
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Integrity is the gold standard in ministry that determines whether your calling is legitimate. How do you maintain your integrity when other leaders are quick to cut corners? During today's show, I mentioned my recent book, When A Good Church Goes Bad that you also download on Kindle or as an audio book. Through Audible by Amazon, you can get the book for free by signing up a for 30-day trial. If you decide not to stay with Audible, you can cancel within the trial period but keep When A...

Duration: 00:15:33


EP 77: What Does Your Burnt Offering Look Like?

3/14/2017
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Every minister if required by God to offering burnt offerings or be disqualified. What does yours look like and why is this so important? If this podcast blesses you, please share it on social media or via email with another church leader. If you'd like to read more articles about leadership, check out my blog.

Duration: 00:13:53


EP 76: How To Get Your Vision Back

3/7/2017
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We all know the verse, Without vision the people perish. That also applies to pastors and church leaders. How do you get your vision back when ministry has dealt you harsh blows? To get further resources, visit www.ministerstoolbox.com. To leave an honest rating or review, go here.

Duration: 00:15:00

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