Celebrate Servants

How does your church encourage, celebrate, and lift up your laity who serve in the various ministry roles?  Too often we overlook our faithful servants and take them for granted.  […]

Connecting: The Missing Link

Over the past couple of decades, many churches have intentionally worked on ramping up their hospitality. They have formed hospitality teams. They have attended workshops, read books, and continuously tried […]

Serving Relationally

“When we leave relationships out of missions, we are leaving out the best potential for true IMPACT.  IMPACTFUL missions are grounded in authentic relationships.  They are no longer about the […]

Game Changing Communication Tip

Have you ever met a church that hasn’t reported some sort of communication issue?  I know I have yet to conduct a church consultation that communication on some level has […]

Gaining Focus in Liminal Times

Are you feeling dizzy from all the pivoting you have been doing for the past two plus years?  Does it feel like all you are doing is putting one foot […]

Becoming Less Pastor Centric

 “Men and women are not ordained to this ministerial priesthood in order to take priesthood away from the people  but in order to nourish and sustain the priesthood of the people.”  Lesslie Newbigin […]

Christian Social Entrepreneurship

“A Christian social entrepreneurship is a socially conscious business that is focused on solving social problems, such as access to food, money, and education. The stated goal of these companies […]

Churches Contributing to Non-Profit Growth

According to 501ctrust.org, over the past decade there has been a 20 percent increase in the number of non-profits. The number of staff in non-profits has grown by more than […]

Innovating for Love

Innovating for Love: Christian Social Innovation by Kenda Creasy-Dean is part of The Greatest Expedition series that I was so fortunate to be able to collaborate with amongst nineteen thought […]

What’s Your Holy Disturbance?

They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us asHe talked with us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?”Luke 24:32 NLT “After the crucifixion and, […]