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Nine Essential Traits of Qualified Worship Leaders

1. They are true worshippers in private True worship leaders are effective because their public worship is an overflow of their deep private worship. They are able to help bring the congregation into deep worship because it is already something they walk in. 2. They don’t always need the spotlight Mature worship leaders allow other […]


Discerning between wolves, sheep and horses in a church

The Bible uses certain animals as metaphors to depict certain kinds of people in the kingdom. Pastors and senior leaders of organizations need to discern at least three kinds of people in their organizations to effectively lead. Although most people may have a mixture of all three traits at times in their lives, it is […]

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Eleven Signs Your Church Youth Group Is Really Bad For Your Children

I write this in the context of having been a pastor for more than three decades as well as ministering in hundreds of local congregations. I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly regarding youth groups. I learned a long time ago that just because your local church has a youth group, it […]



THE FOLLOWING IS FROM MY LATEST BOOK  “12 WAYS TO TURN YOUR FAILURE INTO SUCCESS” Learn From Your Mistakes If scientists and innovators in technology treated failure the way most people do, and then scientific and technological progress would be stifled! Those in fields of research understand that for every failed experiment they are closer […]

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Personal Notes From Joseph Mattera

Daily Blog

Personal Notes From Joseph Mattera

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Five American Myths of Successful Churches and Ministries

In my reading of the word of God over the past 34 years I have noticed a keen difference between the biblical measure of success and the way many American churches seem to measure success. Many of the ways American churches measures success are in fact direct violations of the teachings of Jesus in Matthew […]

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Twelve Common Mistakes Young Pastors/Leaders Make

Having started in full-time ministry at the age of 22 and pioneering a local congregation at the age of 25, much of this article comes from the “school of hard knocks.” Either I have made each of the following mistakes or I have observed them made by other pastors in my 30+ years of full-time […]

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Eight Cultural Trends the Church Needs to Understand to Prepare for the New Normal

With the United States tilting towards the left as shown in the recent national elections the church must prepare for a new normal in regards to our lives and ministries. The Body of Christ has to realize it is no longer “business as usual”! Every conservative and liberal pundit I am reading is saying virtually […]

Ministry Reports

Updates on Ministry Events

Ministry Reports

Updates on Ministry Events

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January and February 2015

MMI Ministry Report January and February 2015 I thank God for the start of another year! 2014 was a groundbreaking year and I trust that this year will be even greater for the glory of God. The Reconciled Church event On January 14-15, I worked with Bishop Harry Jackson, who initiated an event for 100 […]


Announcing: The United States Coalition of Apostolic Leaders!

Announcing the launch of the United States Coalition Of Apostolic Leaders This past November 2014, we officially launched the United States Coalition of Apostolic Leaders! This is a movement of biblically based Evangelical leaders who oversee networks of churches, ministries and entities in the marketplace. As the national convener, one of the first things I […]


2014 Praise Report!

It is hard to believe, but a year has passed since I have launched out full-time in apostolic ministry. Last year in line with my mission of “influencing leaders who influence nations”, my stated goal for 2014 was “to shift the theological paradigm of at least 5-10 thousand pastors and 1,000 apostolic international leaders of […]

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