Leaders Who Listen

Leaders Who Listen

All of us have encountered leaders that do not appear to listen well. The bigger concern is that they seem to be the only ones who don’t know it. As a leader, you must know that we have a listening epidemic today. Professional motivation among teams, colleagues, partners, and associates are at all-time lows.  Staff […]

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The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

The Challenge of Love & Marriage for Ministers

In a world where the exploitation of the Church seems to be the norm; as scandals involve the Senior pastor and his wife, messy church deacons, unsuspecting church members, and congregations full of strife; it’s high time that you began to hear about the real social norms and lifestyles that are more the norm than […]

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A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 5

A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 5

TLC\’s reality show “The Sisterhood” continues to focus on their relationships with each other and within their private lives. Perhaps I was too ambitious to believe that intellectual scholarly discussion would rise above the ashes to truly educate America about the lives of clergy. However, there are people who are doing their best to bring […]

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“Clergy Sexual Misconduct: Exposing the Elephant in the Living Room”

By Rev. Joel A. Bowman Founder & Senior Pastor, Temple of Faith Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky “. . . Though an able speaker charms me with his eloquence, I say, I’d rather see a sermon than to hear one, any day.” -Edgar Guest We have recently been bombarded with allegations that “mega-church” pastor, Bishop Eddie […]

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