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PracticalFaith is a solutions-based blog and podcast platform teaching principle truths for a relevant, practical daring faith. From the biblical insights, experience and teaching ministry of Wayne DesLattes, for all spiritual phases of living from the new seeker to veteran minister . . .

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Click here for applicable reading resources & online aides for going deeper and growing stronger! Looking for great reads for leaders, managers and pastors that are friends and family? See our book reviews. Great as gifts for anyone who striving for excellence.

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Complaints or growing pains?

Quite often churches are in a transition of change or growth and don’t know it. We think increased attendance and new members are the only ‘tell-tell’ sign. It isn’t. Its not so much ‘what it looks like’ but more so ‘what it sounds like’. Complaints signal something needs to change or is changing. Many times,

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Boundaries For Leaders by Henry Cloud

If you deal with people, then you deal in relationships, and any leader isn’t a guru in every situation. Dr. Cloud, a clinical psychologist, teaches practical application of psychological principles for business management, which can also directly apply for pastors and church leaders. Very helpful. Its in my library.   http://

Sticky Church

What do you do when you have so many people joining your church but just as many leave? One of the best books ever written about getting people and keeping people from leaving your church. Super practical read about closing the back door. Highly recommended. http://

Leadership Axioms by Bill Hybels

Leadership Axioms by Bill Hybels If you don’t have a lot of time but want to learn in less than 15mins or less? Great 1-line axioms and 2-pager leadership lessons for church staff/ lead pastors! Everything I’ve read of his is good. Its worth the money. click the link below.