5 Key Questions You Should be Asking Those You Lead

Great leaders ask great questions. Brad Cooper said in his afternoon talk at the most excellent way to lead conference that "The greatest leaders of tomorrow are the greatest question askers of today." (Listen to the talk here) In fact, some of this post is derived out of Brad's talk so much of the credit … Continue reading 5 Key Questions You Should be Asking Those You Lead

Book Review: The Seven Laws of Love by Dave Willis

I tend to read many books on relationships. I believe that I always have something to learn when it comes to how I relate to my spouse, my co workers, and my friends. So when I was offered the chance to review The Seven Laws of Love by Dave Willis, I was intrigued and jumped … Continue reading Book Review: The Seven Laws of Love by Dave Willis

How To Deliver An Effective Talk That Engages Unchurched People

Have you ever went to watch a movie and arrived late. My wife and I always seem to arrive late when we go to the movies. I always have tons of questions about the movie since I missed the beginning. I feel lost while all of those who have been at the movie since the … Continue reading How To Deliver An Effective Talk That Engages Unchurched People

How To Measure Success In Church

I am an avid sports fan. My favorite sport is basketball, and it is clear to measure success in basketball. It is clear in all sports. You look at the scoreboard and determine who has the most points. You get points by putting the ball in the basket. That is great and it works for … Continue reading How To Measure Success In Church

Pride Vs. Humility

By: Andrew Hale Pride is evil. Pride causes you to think more of yourself than you should, and consequently causes you to think less of others. Pride is the original sin of Satan and ultimately the root of Adam and Eve’s sin. At best, pride will distract you from what is most important and at … Continue reading Pride Vs. Humility

Financial Freedom

By: Andrew Hale How good are you at budgeting? Let me ask it this way. On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being a bankrupt pro-athlete and 10 being Dave Ramsey, Jr.), where do you land? In 2015, I would have rated myself a “6” or “7.” My wife and I are both fairly … Continue reading Financial Freedom

Book Review: The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson

By: Andrew Hale From the Foreward to the Conclusion, The Pastor’s Justification had me crying out “Yes, that’s me!” Dr. Mike Ayers describes his sentiment in the Foreward, “…Somewhere along the way, ministry for me became about proving to myself and to the world what a great leader and leader I was.” Jared Wilson does … Continue reading Book Review: The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson