Honor Is?

“Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.” 1 Timothy 5:17 Honor is a tricky thing to give. We are told [...]


A Strategy Isn’t A Disease

Strategy. It’s not a four letter word. It’s an eight letter word, and yet in church circles it’s often treated like a curse word. Strategy is resisted because as Christian [...]


How To Change A Church’s Culture

It’s been famously said that “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” – Peter Drucker In the business world Owners and managers have to think about culture or they will destroy [...]


How To Make Your Services More Creative Without Selling Your Soul To The Devil

Have you ever visited a church years after your first visit, and noticed nothing changed? Sure some of the people had a few more wrinkles, but the music, the building, the service all [...]


How To Develop A Teaching Team Without Hiring More Staff

You don’t have to work at a megachurch or have a lot of money to develop a teaching team. The benefits of having a teaching team are enormous. A Teaching Team… Gives you rest. Sundays [...]


Are You Feeling Burn Out? Four Things To Consider.

Does this resonate? I finished seminary with a burning desire to change the world. I jumped into a ministry job where I quickly realized I used very little of my seminary degree. I spent the next [...]


Why Do So Many Pastors Ignore This?

Did you see the comedian, Kathy Griffen’s recent stunt? She held up a decapitated head of President Trump. No matter how you lean politically it’s disturbing. It’s one of those [...]


Why The McDonald’s Mindset Is Killing The Church

McDonald’s is not known for their customer service, and yet it doesn’t seem to make that big of a difference. For now. I would never go to McDonald’s if it weren’t for my [...]


What Questions Should You Ask Before The Summer Slump?

The Summer Slump is coming…dun dun dun. In the church world it’s widely known that during the summer season attendance goes down. There are a few approaches to this. Some endure the [...]


Two Questions To Ask Before You Preach Your Next Sermon

When you sit down to write your sermon what is the first thing you do? That’s an important question. Do you just start writing because you have a deadline. Do you cram as much information [...]