Stop Trying to Make Better Decisions

Stop Trying to Make Better Decisions

Nobody wakes up wanting to make a bad decision, but weighty decisions can often blind-side us and leave our heads spinning. However, what you believe today can greatly change the decisions you make tomorrow.
Budgeting for the Church

Budgeting for the Church

As churches look to the year ahead they need to make sure that they catch the vision. The vision informs the calendar and then informs the budget
When You Suffer...

When You Suffer…

Whether it’s in the news, our city, or under our own roof we cannot escape suffering and the grief that we feel. In times where we have more doubts and questions, we have one sure answer.
Annual Planning for the Church Part 2: The Calendar

From Vision to the Calendar

As churches look to the next year to come, the first thing they need to have aligned is their vision. The vision informs the very next step, and every step after that.
Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance

When doubts and fears and fickleness flood our lives, what hope can we have in the midst of the turmoil? The graciousness of our God reveals to us a precious truth about our future.
Annual Planning for the Church Part 1: Vision

Vision: Why, What, & How

The fall is the time where churches look at what’s to come in the next calendar year. But where to you begin? We begin with the ‘why?’
Three Reasons Not to Drop The Mic

Three Reasons Not to Drop The Mic

Dropping the mic; one of the biggest statements of superiority and finality with a stroke of bravado. However, the call of the Christian speaker requires unique handling of the mic.
Light that Shatters Darkness

Light that Shatters Darkness

God, by his very words, breaks the darkness with his light. In the same manor that God created, he re-creates in us today.

Politics and the Christian: 3 Calls

During an election year in the United States, political tensions are high and positions are divisive. What is the appropriate level of political action or activism for individual Christians and churches?
Music Pastor: The Size of Your Church Matters

Music Pastor: The Size of Your Church Matters

Music leader, you stand in front of a group of people ready to lead them in musical worship. But does the amount of people you stand in front of matter? It does, and not in the way you think.