What We Believe About Reaching the Next Generation

What We Believe About Reaching the Next Generation

The problem: Francis Schaeffer observed, “Not being able to change, to change under the Holy Spirit, is ugly. The same applies to church polity and practice. In a rapidly changing age like ours, an age of total upheaval like ours, to make non-absolutes absolutes...
Three Ways Millennial Leaders can be an Example

Three Ways Millennial Leaders can be an Example

Millennial leaders can be a stellar example to existing, emerging, and prospective leaders. I thank God that I get to serve at a church with an abundance of healthy next generation spiritual leaders. Spiritually healthy next generation leaders are a catalyst to create...
How to be Qualified to Lead

How to be Qualified to Lead

Another mega-church pastor was removed from his ministry because of notorious sin. This time it wasn’t embezzlement, or inappropriate behavior with a woman. This time, once again, the life dominating sins were pride and abuse of authority. This time, once again, we...
The Advocacy of Leadership

The Advocacy of Leadership

Several years ago, I found myself unemployed as a father of five and looking at the daunting prospect of my church experience not translating well on resumes to more secular job opportunities. However, a friend of mine heard about a job opening at Joni and Friends,...
How I Develop Church Leaders

How I Develop Church Leaders

“I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.” – LeBron James A tool to change the world for Jesus: I have a neighbor who’s a tool guy. He has a pegboard on the wall of his garage with an outline of his tools, and...