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Four Great Ways to Discourage Generosity

I grew up in a very modest home, born in 1942 in the dining room of a teacherage in central Texas. Air conditioning amounted...
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What Makes a Church Beautiful?

Is it slick worship slides? Well-dressed families? Stunning stained glass? Perfect pews? High-quality music? Good looking and well-respected members of the community? What if...
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Ministering to the Chronically Ill

“Well, you certainly don’t look sick.” That’s a common response received by people with chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, lupus, certain forms of cancer, MS,...
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Life In Rhythm

God is the Master Creator. He ordered the world. He orders our days. The earth rotates one time every day. He sets aside one...
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Listen to Lead

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.” A word to the people from their God delivered through the mouth of...
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Is This Good for the Ministry?

I’ve been thinking about the “either/or” I often hear from leaders between what’s best for the individual employee and what’s best for the organization....
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Four Aspects of Authentic Leadership

I enjoy reading biographies, especially of U.S. presidents. I enjoy getting a flavor of the time in which they served and also the personalities...
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How to Encourage Generosity

When Rick Warren founded Saddleback Community Church in 1980, he walked the neighborhood and asked people what “bugged” them the most about the church....
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Six Ways to Encourage That New Millennial Church Worker

I am a child. Perhaps some people see me as adult-esque (Which is highly flattering, let me tell you.) but I’ve been out of...
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Resurrection Direction: Assurance Followed by Adventure

What are the first words of someone who’s come back from the dead? That first conversation is going to be packed with priority. In...
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What Makes a Church Beautiful?

Is it slick worship slides? Well-dressed families? Stunning stained glass? Perfect pews? High-quality music? Good looking and well-respected members of the community? What if...

Title-Image

Ministering to the Chronically Ill

“Well, you certainly don’t look sick.” That’s a common response received by people with chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, lupus, certain forms of cancer, MS,...

Rythm-Lead

Life In Rhythm

God is the Master Creator. He ordered the world. He orders our days. The earth rotates one time every day. He sets aside one...

Listen

Listen to Lead

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.” A word to the people from their God delivered through the mouth of...

Staff-Min

Is This Good for the Ministry?

I’ve been thinking about the “either/or” I often hear from leaders between what’s best for the individual employee and what’s best for the organization....

Be-Who-You

Four Aspects of Authentic Leadership

I enjoy reading biographies, especially of U.S. presidents. I enjoy getting a flavor of the time in which they served and also the personalities...

Enc-Gen

How to Encourage Generosity

When Rick Warren founded Saddleback Community Church in 1980, he walked the neighborhood and asked people what “bugged” them the most about the church....

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What Do You Need?

“Are you willing to take a short survey today about your online experience?” “How would you rate the app you just downloaded?” “Please call...

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Making Meaningful Pastoral Visits

I’ve observed that many of the most effective and beloved pastors (and elders, too!) were those who had a plan for regular visitation of...