Stop Ignoring Second-Time Guests

Ever had one of those AHA-Moments? Ya know, when the light comes on? I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not the brightest crayon in the box. Metaphorically speaking, most of the time I’m so slow that I’m one of the final ones to reach the finish line. I finally got there the […]

It’s Only 12 Sundays Away!

I know we just got through Christmas and New Year’s, but I have to put this bug in your ear.  You may hate me after saying this, but we simply cannot ignore what’s just right around the bend in the near future. WE’RE ONLY 12 SUNDAYS AWAY FROM EASTER!!! That’s it.  Have you looked it […]

Here Comes The FUN Part Of Strategy!

Well, depending on your personality type, what we’ve been talking about throughout this strategy series may be fun to you. For others, it’s been dreadful. For all, though, it’s a necessity! If you’ve been following along with the strategy and planning process, the FUN part is coming. Get ready. If you haven’t seen it yet, […]

It’s Not About Your Church!

I recently visited a church of about 250. It was full of great people. I instantly felt right at home and genuinely wanted to get to know some of them. The music was great. The message was decent. They were definitely doing some fantastic ministry. I noticed something, though, that I see in nearly every […]

Same-Sex Marriage And How To Protect Your Church!

It’s the big topic amongst churches and their pastors. In light of the recent Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all states, what does the church need to do to protect their religious convictions? As pastors, will we be forced to perform same-sex marriages? Could someone press charges if my church refuses to […]