John is the President of William Jessup University (www.jessup.edu). John has previously served as the co-founder and Executive Director of Thriving Churches International www.thrivingchurches.com, part of the Office of the Senior Pastor at Bayside Church www.baysideonline.com , and the Founding Pastor of LifePoint Church, a groundbreaking church in Northern Nevada. As an Associate Trainer with Equip (the non-profit ministry of Dr. John Maxwell), John has trained pastors, CEO’s and other business leaders, along with meeting with members of Parliament and the Kenyan legal society.
Christian counselor, author, and teacher Dr. Larry Crabb passed away on Feb. 28 at the age of 77. His ministry, Larger Story, said that he "can now testify to the unspeakable joy and unlimited goodness of God. It truly is well with his soul."
As you lead in children and family ministry, it's crucial to be self-aware and to keep asking yourself questions that will help you stay on course. We often talk about having an accountability partner and that is a great thing. But it's also just as important to keep yourself in check.