Sheep or shepherds?

Sheep or shepherds?

One of the major challenges in ministry is turning volunteers into leaders. You don’t just want people filling needed slots—although that’s one piece of the puzzle. You want to develop each individual: as a person, as a disciple, and as a leader. Ultimately, you are...
An executive summary of The Leadership Difference

An executive summary of The Leadership Difference

Been too busy to read The Leadership Difference? I just put together an executive summary of it that hits the highlights for you. Longer than my usual blog entries, but well worth it. Read on…. The Leadership Difference: An Executive Summary Have you ever felt...
My three words of advice for a small church pastor

My three words of advice for a small church pastor

Small church pastors have some significant advantages in ministry. Here are a few ways to leverage your time and energy to make the most significant impact in your congregations. Set aside relational time. As you likely already know, relationships are essential in any...
Chunkify: the latest technical terminology

Chunkify: the latest technical terminology

I’m not sure if I have coined this term or not—likely someone else has thought of it before me—but when I used it recently in a coaching conversation, the woman I was coaching knew exactly what I meant by it. When you have a big, overwhelming project, take it and...