Mr. Whiskers

Mr. Whiskers

A man I know was a preschool teacher for years. He had a stuffed mouse in his classroom called Mr. Whiskers. At the end of every lesson, the class discovered that Mr. Whiskers had fallen asleep and they had to tell him what he missed. I’ve found that Mr. Whiskers...
What we can learn from liturgical churches?

What we can learn from liturgical churches?

By guest blogger Gary Reinecke, www.infocusnet.org Part 2 of a 3-part series on liturgical churches Liturgical churches are increasingly leveraging their unique strengths to reach people who are far from God. Through new church planting efforts, young church leaders...
End with the beginning in mind

End with the beginning in mind

In his book The Leadership Rock, Garris Elkins inverts the famous Stephen Covey phrase “begin with the end in mind” to “end with the beginning in mind.” The basic concept is that in order to end well, we must recapture the beginning– the original vision. In this...
Practical help for leading change

Practical help for leading change

When people have a clear goal in mind of where they’re trying to go, they often don’t realize how many factors are involved in whether that change will become a reality or not. If the change is something big, then it’s likely not something you’re doing by yourself....