Thoughts On Racism And The Murder Of George Floyd

I have been silent over the last several days as I have watched things unfold in this case. I just have not been able to articulate how I am feeling. On Monday, May 25, George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis Police Officer. If you have not seen the video, the police officer held FloydContinue reading “Thoughts On Racism And The Murder Of George Floyd”

Another Blog Post About Churches Re-opening

How many posts have been written about churches re-opening? Way too many! I mean my inbox has been flooded with posts with subjects like, “Thoughts on churches re-opening,” “things to consider when re-opening,” “when should you re-open.” Im overwhelmed and a bit exhausted with it. I hesitated even writing about re-opening because every blogger whoContinue reading “Another Blog Post About Churches Re-opening”

5 Things This Pandemic Has Taught Church Leaders

I write this in my home office as I just got off a call with our staff evaluating the plan to possibly reopen when the time comes. We aren’t sure when we will re-Open, but we are drafting up a plan so that we will be ready when the time comes. It got me thinkingContinue reading “5 Things This Pandemic Has Taught Church Leaders”

4 Tips For Making Multi-Site Work

In 2014, our church launched its second location. Our church has been in the city of Jacksonville for over 100 years, and we have always had a vision of reaching the entire city. We felt that in order to continue with the vision of reaching our city in the modern church context, we must embraceContinue reading “4 Tips For Making Multi-Site Work”

4 Reminders For Church Leaders To Experience Longevity

So you work in a church? Great, but you have probably experienced seasons of discouragement that make you want to quit. Being a church leader is like many jobs in that they are stressful, but it is a different type of stress. You cannot walk away from the stress. You take it home with youContinue reading “4 Reminders For Church Leaders To Experience Longevity”