3 Questions to Ask When Planning a Sermon Series

One of the best changes my church ever made was going from preaching stand alone sermons every Sunday to preaching through sermon series. Sermon series give you more time to prepare and more opportunities to be creative. They also generate Continue Reading

The Pros and Cons of Being a Relational Leader

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that most small town pastors tend to be very relational. It’s hard to get hired as a pastor in a small town if you’re not. Most small town churches Continue Reading

5 Ways My Wife has Brought Value to My Ministry

I’m a bit embarrassed that it’s taken me this long to write a post like this. The truth is this blog doesn’t exist without my amazing wife, and who knows if I would even be in ministry if it wasn’t Continue Reading

The Failure in Our Systems

Earlier this year I received a letter in the mail saying my kids’ health insurance had been cancelled. Apparently, I was sent a renewal letter in the mail that I never returned. What took place over the next six months Continue Reading

Hey Pastor, 5 Things Your Staff Need from You

Over the past thirteen years, eight of those years being on staff, I’ve been lucky enough to build a great relationship with my senior pastor. He’s become my best friend, something I that know is very rare in the church Continue Reading

3 Ways to Respond to People Attending Church Less Often

As much as you and I may dislike it, we can’t argue with the fact that people are attending church less often than they used to. It’s not uncommon for someone to attend church once or twice a month. That’s Continue Reading
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