Ministers Not Magicians

Magic is all about tricking people into believing something otherworldly has happened.   A severed head has been instantly reattached.   A man has escaped from an impossible set of locks.   The card you picked has floated to the top of the deck with no explanation. Seemingly miraculous and certainly impressive.   It inspires [...]

2019-04-17T11:39:55-06:00April 17th, 2019|Leadership|

Not-So-Spiritual Strategies For Breaking Out of A Spiritual Rut

Spiritual ruts are 1000% real. If you’ve been a Christian for even fa few months you’ve felt this.   The desire to get up and be in God’s Word, the passion for prayer, the excitement for worship, all gone. In its place has crept perhaps the worst emotion of all. Apathy.   First remember who [...]

2019-04-12T14:40:13-06:00April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

5 Qualities of Amazing Executive Pastors

One of the most important roles in the church is that of the Executive Pastor.  It’s a role that can help catapult a church to the next level or one that can keep it from reaching its potential. Our team is made up of a few rockstar XPs who shared a few insights into what [...]

2019-04-11T13:34:33-06:00April 11th, 2019|church growth, Leadership|

1+1=4

1+1=4  The math of a team moving in the same direction wouldn’t pass your first graders math test.  But it holds up in the classroom of leadership. Team work.  The word inspires gross mental images of cheesy stock photos. Bad power point presentations.   Useless leadership retreats. Fluorescent lit, ceiling tile filled, lifeless offices in [...]

2019-04-09T09:56:37-06:00April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|