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How to Stay Productive, Even When You’re Sick

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We have all been there. You have a great rhythm going—you’re hitting the gym regularly, you’re productive and prayerful in your sermon prep, and your family life is going well too. “Finally,” you think, “things are under control.” And that’s when it happens. You get sick. You’re wiped out, work is piling up, and your routine is spiraling down the...

Quit Robbing Your Church By Trying to Do It All

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If you’re doing everything yourself, what are your people doing? If you have been involved in any type of ministry for any period of time, you know that it is extremely rewarding work. But it can also be very tiring. The stress of criticism, the long hours, the grief over friends wandering from Christ, and especially that feeling of carrying so much alone can really get to us. Yet we...

Envying the Damned

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If you’re anything like me, you never get jealous at the success of other ministry leaders. You are always content with the realm of ministry God has allotted you and have no desire to attain the reach and influence of the megalomaniac megachurch pastor down the street.
Who are we kidding?

My Strategic Objective is Covered in Guacamole

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That was the thought that passed through my head as I sat at the dinner table last night, trying to get my life organized. I’m in the middle of launching this blog, remodeling a website for my day job, juggling several freelance gigs, and reading tons of productivity books to try and keep it all together—Did I mention that I’m also a full time seminary student? So, in my...

Why Pastors Must Produce

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Productivity is a buzzword, to be sure. I almost regret using it to describe Christian ministry. The term “productivity” encapsulates an entire genre of books, apps, conferences—even diets. But for the pastor, called by God to feed Christ’s sheep and to shepherd the flock with care, productivity is different than the world’s version. Productivity becomes more than a matter...

About Me

My name is Reagan Rose

I am a servant of Jesus Christ who believes that for those who are called into full time ministry, we have a duty to maximize the effectiveness of our time, talents, and unique situations that we might bring more glory to Christ. To that end, this blog is an endeavor to help you do the same by providing insights, tools, and methods to increase your productivity so that you might “make the most of the time…” (Ephesians 5:16).

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