A sermon series people need to hear

A sermon series people need to hear

There is no denying tensions are high. No one is completely happy with all that is going on in the world, in our country, or even in your own backyard. As a ministry leader, it is your job to bring the focus back to simple truths and onto Jesus. Here is a sermon...
Ten Strategies for Handling Transition Well 

Ten Strategies for Handling Transition Well 

Changes have big impact on people. How many times have you tried to implement a good and needed change only to be met with serious resistance? You may be trying to change service times, introducing a new small group curriculum, upgrading your children’s ministry...
Got intercessors? What’s stopping you?  

Got intercessors? What’s stopping you?  

No matter what your ministry looks like, having a team of intercessors provides essential support—for both you and your ministry. Yet so many leaders don’t have an intercession team. What can that look like and how can you mobilize one?  Working with intercessors  Get...
A trick to help reduce polarization

A trick to help reduce polarization

Part of why the world feels so divisive and oppositional today is that we are not truly seeking to understand the perspective, values, and assumptions of others. We think those that disagree with us are idiots. This is polarization. But if you could understand the...
Value outside of the spotlight

Value outside of the spotlight

The spotlight can feel pretty good. However, in a world where everything we do is posted on social media for the approval—or disapproval—of others, the words of Jesus ring especially true today:  “Watch out! Don’t do your good deeds publicly, to be admired by others,...
Dynamics of Leadership Training

Dynamics of Leadership Training

As a Christian leader—regardless of what type of ministry—you know you need to be intentionally developing and training new leaders. They won’t just show up ready to go, and the future of the ministry depends on it. But it can feel overwhelming to consider all the...