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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Two Free Chapters From The Trojan Horse of Leadership

Two Free Chapters From The Trojan Horse of Leadership

September 25, 2018

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A New School Year Begins. The 8 Things I Want to Tell My Students

A New School Year Begins. The 8 Things I Want to Tell My Students

September 11, 2018 1 Comment

September is here and another school year is upon us. I will soon be heading back into the classroom with a new crop of students eager to dive into another semester of studies. Here's 8 things I want my students to know.

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Are You Dealing with a Predicament? Here Are 6 Ways to Navigate Through It.

Are You Dealing with a Predicament? Here Are 6 Ways to Navigate Through It.

August 28, 2018

Some issues defy the definition of a problem. They are habitual issues not easily resolved. Pain is often attached when dealing with them. These are known as predicaments and they are relational in nature and difficult to deal with. In this post I give you 6 ways to navigate a predicament.

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