Your time or your money?

Which is harder for you to give—your time or your money? In a lot of cases, time is the more precious resource. I’ve often found it easier to give money than time: “Why do I have to spend four hours washing cars at this youth group fundraiser? Can’t I just write a...
Communion Journey Guides

Communion Journey Guides

Need a resource to help you or those you lead grow closer to God? Our bundle of three Communion-focused Journey Guides may be just what you’re looking for. Love God  Loving God is the bedrock of all of the other steps– it’s the reason we’re on...

The 4th D: Deflect

If you’ve heard me speak on time management, you’ve probably heard me talk about the 3 D’s: delete, delegate, and delay. These are three ways to free up time in your schedule. Some items on your to-do list can simply be deleted and chances are, no one will notice. In...

Unpacking the bag

Here’s an exercise I use sometimes to resort my priorities.  It’s like unpacking grocery sacks. Take everything you’re currently doing out of the bag and examine it.  Pray and get clarity on your priorities.  Then only reload those items into the bag that apply to...

Where do you find the time?

Living incarnationally, serving others, building relationships… that takes a lot of time. Where can we find it? It’s extremely difficult—if not impossible—to do so when our commitments in the existing church are too extensive. We try to hang onto the old too much,...