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Recent Blog Posts

  • A Win-Win Strategy for Multisite Children’s Ministry

    A Win-Win Strategy for Multisite Children’s Ministry

    One of the most common questions I get asked as I consult and coach churches is, “What is the best model for taking our children’s ministry multisite?” As more and more churches are adding campuses or thinking about going multisite, I believe that […] Read More

  • Peace with God

    Romans 5:1, “Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us.“ Our faith in Jesus Christ produces two things in us: God credits […] Read More

  • How To Lead Like a Preschooler

    How To Lead Like a Preschooler

    I bet you never imagined anyone advising you to lead like a preschooler. And no, this post isn’t about throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of your offices when you don’t get your way. Nor is it about living in a […] Read More

  • Wanted: A Few Good Men

    Wanted: A Few Good Men

    I hate to say it, but the first line in one of Bonnie Tyler’s songs best describes many children’s ministries, “Where have all the good men gone?” It is time to recruit and develop a “few good men” to serve in children’s […] Read More

  • Do it anyway ~ Mother Teresa

    The verses were written on the wall of Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta and are widely attributed to her. “People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be […] Read More

  • What to do with Santa Claus?

    What to do with Santa Claus?

    It’s that time of year…time when many parents struggle with what to tell their kids about Santa. Honestly, my wife and I wrestled with what we were going to do about Santa at the beginning of our parenting journey. When our first […] Read More

  • Necessary Endings

    You can’t have a great new beginnings without necessary endings. We all have things in life that just aren’t working, whether it’s a relationship, a job, or a project…knowing when and how to let go is essential to our success. Without the ability […] Read More

  • Leading on Empty

    Leading on Empty

    I recently finished reading “Leading on Empty” by Wayne Corderio. This book is a must read for every leader! Using his personal journey through battling burnout & depression to give an insightful and honest look at how to deal with the pressures of […] Read More


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