Downtime-Church-Work

When You’re Allergic to Downtime

I’m convinced I’m allergic to downtime and from my limited observations, a lot of you are too. Why are we hesitant to value downtime?...
Best-Yes-and

How to Make the Right Decisions When Leading Your Ministry

Effective decision making is a hallmark of good leadership. In their book The Leadership Challenge, authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner remind the reader...
Last-Words

The Truth About Last Words

To have “the last word” means to get that last statement in a discussion or argument. Some people feel the overwhelming need to be...
Focus

Three Ways to Keep Your Congregation Focused on Sharing the Gospel

As a motorcycle rider, I love leaning my bike into a nice tight, banked curve. Those who don’t ride, and inexperienced riders, may not...
Giving-Heart

The Words of Jesus on Giving

As part of my devotional time this morning I used “Today’s Light” which helps me read through the Bible at least once every two...
Mistakes-2

Five Questions Good Leaders Ask Themselves When They Make Mistakes

Leaders make decisions. They need to be decisive. They need to be confident in their decisions. But when the evidence mounts, they need to...
Health-and-Lead

Intentionally Seeking Health

Do you remember that cold you didn’t get last winter? Wasn’t it nice to not put on a few pounds during December? Isn’t it...
Garbage-Man

Three Things My Garbage Man Taught Me About Leadership

There’s a little boy in our neighborhood named Mateo. Mateo loves the garbage truck. Twice a week, when the garbage men come, Mateo runs...
Build-Church

What Will Your Next Church Building Look Like?

What will your next church building look like? That’s one of the questions that come to mind as the turn of the year gives...
Connect

Three Ways I Stay Connected to the 3,000 Members in Our Congregation

My mother comes from a very small town in north central Illinois. As I grew up we would travel to visit my relatives on...
Downtime-Church-Work

When You’re Allergic to Downtime

I’m convinced I’m allergic to downtime and from my limited observations, a lot of you are too. Why are we hesitant to value downtime?...

Best-Yes-and
Last-Words

The Truth About Last Words

To have “the last word” means to get that last statement in a discussion or argument. Some people feel the overwhelming need to be...

Focus
Giving-Heart

The Words of Jesus on Giving

As part of my devotional time this morning I used “Today’s Light” which helps me read through the Bible at least once every two...

Mistakes-2
Health-and-Lead

Intentionally Seeking Health

Do you remember that cold you didn’t get last winter? Wasn’t it nice to not put on a few pounds during December? Isn’t it...

Garbage-Man
Build-Church
Connect
Synod-Partner

Our Synod

Billy is currently campus pastor at the University of Central Florida & Urban Missionary in Orlando, Florida. At a non-denominational church planting conference a...

Leading-Work

Leading the Work Among the Poor

Leading the congregation in building relationships with the poor isn’t as easy as it looks. As good hearted as the members of the congregation...