Thoughts on Life, Leadership, and Ministry.
According to John Maxwell - everything rises and falls on leadership. Leadership consists of making decisions. Decisions are the genesis of progress and forward movement. When you fail to make a decision, you’re actually making a decision so pray and ask God for...read more
But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.” -Ruth 1:16 (NIV) Ruth was a Moabite woman that married into an Israelite family. After...read more
Before we get into the nitty-gritty of effective leadership, let’s make sure we’re all on the same page regarding what a leader actually is. There are a thousand definitions of leadership, and we want to ensure that we’re all speaking the same language. John Maxwell...read more
Within my “tribe” we speak of BHAGS – Big Hairy Audacious Goals. Big goals require commitment and focus. You don’t have time for the things that people with mediocre results spend their time on. There are some things you have to be willing to give up. Fortunately, if...read more
Turning fifty was a tough year for me. This year I turned 52 years old, and I have a different mindset with regards to age. I don’t view it simply as getting older but rather years of gaining wisdom. I've heard it said that common sense isn't so common anymore. Sad to...read more
Dictionary.com defines replanting: “To plant (something) again or in a new place…” With regards to a church replant, a church avoids permanent death by recognizing it will no longer flourish unless conditions are drastically changed to facilitate growth. Here are some...read more