When I’ve answered the same questions numerous times, I feel there may be a need for a post. Recently, I’ve spoken with a dozen or so church planters, or those wrestling the call, several each week, and the same issues come up every ...―
“The Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land, your relatives, and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you, I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I...―
When I’m talking to a pastor who has accepted a new position, after I hear the excitement in his voice of what he sees God doing, I almost always ask the same question: “How is your wife dealing with the change?” There is usually ...―
Jesus faced the critics… And when Jesus had finished these parables, he went away from there, and coming to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom ...―
The leadership crisis of belief. Every leader faces that point…will this work? Can I do it? Will they follow? Should I give up? Should I keep going? The crisis of belief period is real. It’s normal. It’s part of leadership. In...―
I was meeting with a potential church planter recently and some of the words of wisdom spoken to me over the years flooded my mind. Some of these were given to me by others. Some were learned firsthand by experience. Here are 7 words of wisdom for...―
Recently I came across a journal entry from January, 2005. I talked about some of the goals I had for the year and my progress and lack thereof towards meeting them. I shared some current frustrations I was having in ministry. I then asked God to...―
I strive to be a continual learner. I learned a few things last year. Here are 12 of them: Small things matter most in making change. Shower gel, shampoo and conditioner in one. Who knew? Changed my gym shower life. (Apparently my wife and boys ...―
When I consider companies like Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon, the one constant I think of is change. Interestingly, after I typed that first sentence, I Googled “Most Innovative Companies” and found Fast’s list for 2012. How...―
I love when people who don’t currently attend church, give church a try. Many of these once attended church, but for some reason, they no longer do. The best church growth, in my opinion, happens this way. And, statistics tell us there are plenty ...―
Here’s a principle you need to understand in leading a church, team or organization. I see many church planters, pastors, and other leaders who build their organization closely around their own identity. They brand the church or the...―
I believe giving is a part of discipleship. If we truly develop disciples, we will have no problem funding our churches. If you are a pastor or church leader, however, then you know that church funding is almost always an issue in carrying out the...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...