What Does A Difficult Situation Look Like?
What to do When Your Emotions Take Over “Dad, he yelled at me and put his hand on my knee.” My daughter, Addy, was sitting in my car, crying uncontrollably, re-living the experience she had at her first driving...Read more
Creating a Strategic Plan For Your Church
How to Be a Successful Church Leader In 2003, God gave me a BHAG for the ministry I was leading. I never got to see it accomplished (due in large part to my own character issues). However, seven years...Read more
9 Reminders For Every Pastor That Preaches
How to Be the Best Pastor Connecting with your church family during your message is critical. You have poured hours of preparation into your sermon. The last thing you want is for the church family to fall asleep or...Read more
Being the Pastor that Your Church Wants to Follow
Be the Pastor Your Church Wants to Follow Jesus said, “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but...Read more
The Key To Happiness and Success
Life is full of emotional UPs and DOWNs. In a moment, we can switch from being peaceful to critical as we navigate the complexities of life around us. I was on a rollercoaster just yesterday as I was working...Read more
5 Tips for Achieving Your Ministry Goals
Let’s start with a Question; think of a time in your ministry (or area of leadership) where a lack of structure and/or an unhealthy culture cost you from reaching your ministry goals. What was the cost of not executing...Read more
What Is the Responsible Thing To Do?
What Is the Responsible Thing To Do? In a time of crisis, we find ourselves asking, “What is the responsible thing to do?” It might not be phrased exactly like that, but in some way, we ask and then...Read more
CARRY YOUR BACKPACK
Carry Your Backpack Hey Guys, Thanks so much for checking out my post on Living an Extraordinary Life. We are halfway through the series and today’s topic is all about what we ARE responsible for. If you missed the...Read more
Are You Committing These 5 Unhealthy Habits?
Believe it or not, it is easy to have some bad habits in our life that we are not even aware of, we commit to doing them every day; yet they perpetuate bad health (physical, mental, relational, and even...Read more
What Happens When You Start Living With Boundaries
I came across the following lesson in my “inbox” this morning on the effect of boundaries on others. It’s from the author of Boundaries, Dr Henry Cloud. Please read it and let me know what you think. BOUNDARIES Your...Read more