The problems the world faces today and the missional doors opened before us today are the result of the careful coordination of the God who wants to empower you to serve now.
I can’t give up on the church because, as messy as she is, she’s His idea. Jesus died for her, was raised for her, and commissioned her to be light in the darkness and love to the lost until he comes back to fix it all.
When we lived in southern California, we lived just off the 5 freeway in a neighborhood in Laguna Hills. I still miss being able to… Read More »Escaping the Rat Race of Life and Leadership
We’re so “ether-or” in our viewpoints, aren’t we? We have a tendency to form an opinion, stake a position, and defend it against anything that… Read More »3 Components of a Healthy Church Planting Model
One of the facets of Jesus’ leadership that sets him in his own class is his absolute purity of motives for leading. Let’s talk about some of the desires every leader should have.
One of the more common questions I get to address with pastors and church leaders that I’m coaching is this: what’s the difference between a mission… Read More »The Difference Between a Church's Mission and a Church's Vision
I’m writing this article to a generation that might never have heard the old song, Old Time Religion (so I included a clip from an… Read More »The Kind of Old-Time Religion the Church Really Needs
Because of my role as an Editor and Online Community Facilitator, I’m exposed to a very wide variety of thinking within the modern church. I… Read More »5 Things That Are Not So Wrong with the Church
Two thirds of the earth’s surface is water, yet there are places in the world where people will literally go to war over access to… Read More »Get Out Front! The World Needs You to Lead: 3 Big Challenges