Ben Mandrell

Ben Mandrell is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to joining LifeWay, he pastored churches in Colorado and Tennessee. You can follow Ben on Twitter at @BenMandrell.

Oct 21

Ben Mandrell on Advice for Pastors on the Verge of Burnout by Ben Mandrell

FTC.co asks Ben Mandrell, president of Lifeway Christian Resources, “What advice would you give to a pastor who is on the verge of burnout?”

Aug 12

4 Unmet Emotional Needs of Pastors: Rest by Ben Mandrell

In my experience, most pastors get a D- in the rest category. I address this subject with fear and trepidation, hoping my wife doesn’t actually read it. She knows I’m a high-intensity person who struggles with “turning it off.” I wish I could say that zeal for the glory of God is what drives me, […]

Aug 10

Ben Mandrell on Common Mistakes Leaders Should Avoid When Taking on a New Role by Ben Mandrell

FTC.co asks Ben Mandrell, president of Lifeway Christian Resources, “When taking over a new ministry or business venture, what are common mistakes Christian leaders should try to avoid?”

Jul 8

4 Unmet Emotional Needs of Pastors: Friendship by Ben Mandrell

Confession: This article is written by a man with a lifelong addiction to achievement. Prioritizing friendship has never been my strong suit. In the 5th grade, I discovered that straight A’s were a surefire way to separate myself from the pack, to get ahead and to chase a dream. While my passion for learning has […]

May 13

4 Unmet Emotional Needs of Pastors: Part 1 — Feeling Adequate by Ben Mandrell

No leader is an island and we all need to draw from the well of others.