The One Person You Need in Your Life

The One Person You Need in Your Life

June 07, 2019 2 Comments

Let me ask you a question? What has the power to...Transform a rotten day into a good day? Change a bad mood into a good mood? Change an attitude of worthlessness into an attitude of appreciation and even importance? Transform a spirit of defeat into a spirit of energy and hope for what the future holds? Turn a tired and exhausted group into an unbeatable and impenetrable team? The answer is so simple yet so profound.

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Encountering Greece Tour 2020

Encountering Greece Tour 2020

May 03, 2019

This week's post is more of an announcement than a typical leadership post. In partnership with Heritage College and Seminary, I have the privilege of hosting a tour of Greece in May of 2020.

The tour will retrace the steps of the apostle Paul as we visit the biblical sites that brought the majority of the New Testament to the world. If you've ever wanted to experience the history, impact, beauty, and glory of Greece than this is the adventure you've been looking for.

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The Easter I'll Never Forget

The Easter I'll Never Forget

April 18, 2019 2 Comments

When I was ten years old, my brother, mom, and I went back to Greece for a visit. I was excited to meet grandparents, aunts, uncles, and a host of other relatives for the first time. We arrived shortly before what I learned was the most significant holiday in Greece. Pascha, aka, Easter.

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The 3 Reasons People Leave a Church

The 3 Reasons People Leave a Church

April 05, 2019 2 Comments

As a leader, you long to see your ministry grow and thrive. So when people leave, it can leave you deflated and discouraged, especially if they were contributing members of the congregation. Here are 3 reasons people leave a church and why it should matter to you as a leader.

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Getting Heard When It Really Matters - The 3 Dimensions of a Great Message

Getting Heard When It Really Matters - The 3 Dimensions of a Great Message

March 15, 2019

If you've ever had the opportunity to stand in front of a crowd and deliver a sermon, message, or talk, you know it can be one of the most daunting experiences. It consistently shows up on lists of people's most dreaded fears.

It's further complicated by inner doubts. Is what I have to say important? Will anyone even care? Will I make a fool of myself?

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The Difference Between Power and Authority - How Confusing the Two Can Hurt Your Ability to Lead

The Difference Between Power and Authority - How Confusing the Two Can Hurt Your Ability to Lead

February 22, 2019

The church world is once again reeling. News of scandals have dominated newsfeeds including everything from stories of clergy abuse to the removal of a high profile leader.  In a world already cynical of the church, especially of its leadership, these recent revelations just add to the growing cultural discontent.

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5 Powerful Questions for Relational Well-Being

5 Powerful Questions for Relational Well-Being

February 01, 2019

Healthy relationships can make a huge difference in our quality of life. But relationships can sometimes be tricky. Given the present climate of our culture which seems more divisive and argumentative as ever, fostering healthy relationships can make all the difference in the world. Here are 5 powerful questions to ask yourself with respect to your relationships.

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Reclaiming the Wonder

Reclaiming the Wonder

November 28, 2018 2 Comments

We have entered into the season of Advent. Many churches will have begun messages that will once again revolve around the story of Jesus being born in a manger. For many of us it has become a story so commonplace, that it has the danger of getting lost in the din of the season, or getting ignored altogether.

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