Category Archives: Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI)

“7 Benefits to Pruning” by Jock Ficken

Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken, the Executive Director of Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) writes, It’s no secret that the Church in the U.S. is struggling and declining; it’s well documented in many places. It’s no secret that this places enormous pressures … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Disciple Young Leaders — Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken

Rev. Dr. Josh Ficken, the director of Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) discusses way to disciple young leaders in our church. He writes, You may have noticed there aren’t many young leaders in most congregations today. Ain’t many young “anybodies” in … Continue reading

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“Seven Benefits to Pruning” — Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken

The following message is from Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken of Pastoral Leadership Institute: It’s no secret that the Church in the US is struggling and declining; it’s well documented in lots of places. It’s no secret that it’s placing enormous … Continue reading

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