2014 Ministry Trends

Back at the beginning of the year, Carey Nieuwhof published this info-graph highlighting some of the major trends he believes churches can't ignore in 2014. Now that we are at the half-way point of 2014, I want to revisit these trends to see where the church stands. Honestly, I couldn't agree more with Carey's observations. These … Continue reading 2014 Ministry Trends

6 Characteristics Of Leaders That Move The Ball Down The Field

I know it’s only pre-season football, but the fact that it’s on TV makes me excited for the upcoming season. Tonight I watched Matt Ryan and Joe Flaco successfully lead their teams for touchdowns in back to back drives. Football is the ultimate team sport and can teach us invaluable lessons about life and leadership. … Continue reading 6 Characteristics Of Leaders That Move The Ball Down The Field

8 Steps For Leading Change

The only way to succeed in a changing world is to change. That’s why it is essential that pastors and leaders grow in their ability to anticipate and actively lead change on a daily basis. In other words, successful churches embrace change and dying churches resist change. Knowing that change is necessary doesn’t make leading … Continue reading 8 Steps For Leading Change

A Formula For Leading Change In The Church

If you’re a leader in a local church, you know that change does not always come easy. Let’s face it, often times it is downright hard to bring about change in the church. Time and time again, change initiatives fail and the leader is left wondering what went wrong. What if I told you there … Continue reading A Formula For Leading Change In The Church

Can churches grow insiders and reach outsiders?

I’m taking a little time off for the next couple of weeks, so I’m going to be posting some of my more popular posts. Call it a “greatest hits”…not that I’m saying my writing is great, these simply have gotten the most hits. Thanks for reading my blog. Feel free to share these on Twitter, … Continue reading Can churches grow insiders and reach outsiders?