The EFCA blog offers both proven practices and alternative perspectives for Christian faith and ministry from leaders in the Evangelical Free Church of America®.

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I Was Forced to Take a Sabbatical

Why pastors need sabbaticals and what the Bible has to say

God Loves a Cheerful Preacher

A review of The Preacher’s Catechism, by Lewis Allen

And He Sent a Wolf

Growing in wisdom as the shepherd of a flock under attack

How to Share the Gospel Consistently in a Multisite Church

Exploring the ways that churches with multiple locations achieve unity

Talk Isn’t Cheap

Three ways church leaders can improve communication

How My Church Chose to Celebrate Life

National Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 21

What Board Members Want From Their Pastor

Things we don’t talk about often enough

What Pastors Want From Their Elder Board

Ways to strengthen this pivotal relationship

Was I No Longer Fit to Be a Pastor?

I knew our lives would never be the same. I couldn’t have known they’d get better.

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