Stop Going To Church

God's highest calling for us was never for us to "go to church". God's highest calling for us isn't a destination...God's highest calling is an identity! God doesn't call us to GO TO church, He calls us TO BE the church.  Psalm 92:12–15 “The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They … Continue reading Stop Going To Church

Leaders Help People Grow

It is the role of the leader to create environments where people can grow both personally and professionally. One of the best way to do this is by creating shared experiences for your team to grow. In Developing the Leaders Around You, John Maxwell shared three approaches he uses to grow team members. Every church … Continue reading Leaders Help People Grow

Punishment vs Discipline

Parenting is the hardest job on the planet…especially when our kids misbehave. We have to walk that tightrope of Punishment vs. Discipline when our kids require a consequence for something they have done. We want them to experience the effect of their behavior but in a way that coaches and corrects them. Punishment is intended … Continue reading Punishment vs Discipline

Leaders Are Learners

Successful leaders are consistent learners. They are constantly developing and improving their skills. I am convinced that growth is inevitable if you invest time and resources in your leadership development. John Maxwell teaches that the moment we stop learning, we stop leading. So it makes sense that if we are going to be life long … Continue reading Leaders Are Learners

Develop For Vision, Not For Need

I find that a lot of ministry leaders don’t think about recruiting volunteers or developing leaders when they have all their positions filled. They think because they have enough leaders right now there’s no need to focus on developing new ones. The challenge with this type of thinking is that ministry is constantly changing. What … Continue reading Develop For Vision, Not For Need