"Should churches change for the sake of the rising generation?"
"Narratives attract people to return thirsty and explore more."
"Take your time when hiring. You won’t lose the right person if they are called by God to serve."
"Scary preaching is foreign to the New Testament."
In caring for others I had not adequately cared for my heart or soul, or let others who wanted to care for it do so.
We don’t want to fail God, our congregation or ourselves. We’re better at offering grace to others than to ourselves—and our response to failure is often defeat and anger.
"Most of us overestimate our bandwidth (the amount of time we can spare), but we underestimate our capacity (what we’re capable of doing with the time we have)."
Unforgiveness is the #1 obstacle to the next great move of God in your life, your church and our nation.
Ever feel like what you thought was just going to be a busy season has turned into a normal way of work?
"It hurts when people leave."
"Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation."
"How do we make great decisions in cloudy conditions?"
Men may have hundreds of acquaintances, but very few real friends.
"Leadership is hard. But sometimes it’s not nearly as hard as we make it out to be."
Jesus condemned this since people tend to hold to the traditions over the Word of God
"Don’t leave people under the tutelage of the Law, lead them to Christ."
We need a vision for the people before we develop a vision for a particular model of church.
"Discerning what God has specifically given us to do is one of our most difficult tasks."
"Many times a leader can be clueless about the real health of the organization they lead."
They’re burned out. Whatever they’ve faced has brought them to physical and emotional exhaustion. They don’t have the energy right now to lead.