3 Things Pastors Need in Their Personal Lives

As I write this, my heart is heavy. My heart is broken for Perry Noble and Newspring Church. If you have not heard yet, you will soon- Perry Noble was removed from the senior pastor position at the church that he started nearly 20 years ago, NewSpring Church. He was removed because of an abuse … Continue reading 3 Things Pastors Need in Their Personal Lives

5 Tips For Recruiting Volunteers

I do not know a church in America that could not use just a few more volunteers. Every church is in search of more volunteers to do more for the mission of their church. Why is recruiting volunteers such a problem? I believe that the problem might not be with the ones in the seats … Continue reading 5 Tips For Recruiting Volunteers

Characteristics Of Prospective Youth Leaders

Every leader understands the importance of recruiting and developing volunteers. It is not rocket science, but so few do this the right way. Why? I believe we recruit people, but not always the right people. Part of being a good leader is not only recruiting people, it is recruiting the right people. So, if we … Continue reading Characteristics Of Prospective Youth Leaders

5 Things Unchurched People Expect When They Visit Your Church

We all want unchurched people attending our church every weekend! In fact, you should have unchurched people attending your church every weekend. Healthy churches have unchurched people in attendance each weekend. I am privileged and honored to serve at a church where we have had unchurched people visit every week since our location launched nearly … Continue reading 5 Things Unchurched People Expect When They Visit Your Church

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