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NeuroMinistry:
Where Mind & Ministry Meet

NeuroMinistry intersects Biblical truth with brain insight, giving leaders solutions that help them thrive in life and leadership.

Testimonials

“Charles Stone is a gifted ministry leader who is making an impact in the local church and beyond. His ability to integrate teaching on theology, leadership, and the brain provides a powerful and unique perspective on Christian life and ministry.”

Tim Strickland,
Leadership Development Director
FEB Central Ministries

I Speak.

It’s important to know that a guest speaker can communicate biblical truth while at the same time intersect that truth with real life.  I’m passionate about both.  Whether your need is for a Sunday service, staff meeting, men’s retreat, marriage retreat (with my wife, Sherryl), or a leadership event, I’d love to explore the possibilities.

I Coach.

Pastors and church leaders face unique personal and ministry challenges. As a coach I come alongside a leader to encourage, facilitate self-discovery, and foster emotional, spiritual, and professional growth. I hold an Associate Certified Coach credential with the International Coach Federation and focus my coaching on pastors.

I Consult.

Church leaders need fresh perspective to deal with an ever-changing ministry landscape. I leverage my almost 40 years of pastoral experience and learnings from my six books and the hundreds of articles featured on leading leadership sites to help churches, church boards, and leadership teams maximize ministry effectiveness.

Recent Articles

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5 Reasons Why Every Church Needs a Staff-Board Conflict Resolution Strategy

The board meetings have begun to sour. Increasingly the pastor and his board have heated conversations about the church’s direction. The conflict has bled into every meeting for months. Emotions are running high. Conflict reaches a flash point. There is no written plan on how to deal with it. What happens? The board either sends the

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3 Ways to Defeat Leadership Discouragement

Discouragement comes with the territory for ministry leaders. Unmet goals, putting out fires, staff issues, displeasing people, and general tiredness all contribute to discouragement. When it weighs us down, how can we dig out? The life of the prophet Elijah gives us hope. I Kings 18-19 tells the story of his amazing confrontation with the prophets

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Insights on Learning that can Improve Preaching

Every communicator needs to understand the science of learning, including those who preach. In this post I give a few insights about the science of learning.  Between 1997 and 2004 the late Professor Graham Nuthall of Canterbury University in New Zealand conducted some of the most robust research ever on learning. His Project on Learning, a

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