Counter-Cultural Life

Counter-Cultural Life

The words counter-culture may seem odd to many within the church world. I mean, aren’t we supposed to be in “the world” in order to share the gospel? The answer is of course, yes, but remember we are in the world but not of it.  Just as a refresher...
Pastoring in a Time of Crisis

Pastoring in a Time of Crisis

The purpose of the church is to reach those who are far from Christ and to help them become true disciples. The hope is for them to become mature Christians who impact their community and even the world for the glory of God.  If that is our goal and desire, we need to...
Show Up Filled Up By Practicing Self Care

Show Up Filled Up By Practicing Self Care

“Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.” – Matthew 14:22-23, NIV As pastors and leaders, we deal with...
Possibly TMI

Possibly TMI

Let me give you insight into what just happened to me. My intention was to go into my bathroom and take a shower. Meaning I wanted to clean myself off. But when I got into the shower my mind started thinking about things that were coming up soon. After a few minutes...
Leaders Make the Tough Decisions

Leaders Make the Tough Decisions

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...
Beyond Leadership 101

Beyond Leadership 101

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...

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