Be The Church Or Make Way For Something Else

Great read for those of us in leadership positions of churches. Enjoy! Be The Church Or Make Way For Something Else Christ is not found in our institutions, he is found in the church. In people who love Jesus, love each other and gather together regularly. Karl Vaters Why does the church exist? It’s not toContinue reading “Be The Church Or Make Way For Something Else”

Assurance Sermon Series

Today, as I write this post, I am reminded of the great gift God has bestowed upon us-assurance. We are allowed to live out our life in assurance. We can know who Jesus is and who we are in Him. This aspect of the Christian walk can transform our being. We no longer have to beContinue reading “Assurance Sermon Series”

Leading a Church of Less Than 100

Are You on Track if You Lead a Church of Less Than 100? Most of the time church planting is a long, hard slog. Ed Stetzer I came across this article and really thought of this as reality. I lead a church of 80 or so at the beginning stages of year 2. I sometimesContinue reading “Leading a Church of Less Than 100”

Who Moved My Pulpit?

Today, I want to inform you of a new book by Thom Rainer. If you want to make a difference with your ministry team, then this book can help you to become the change agents of the church. Change will not happen without the pastor, staff, and elders leading the charge. Who Moved My Pulpit? may notContinue reading “Who Moved My Pulpit?”

Love God, Love People, Serve the World

God is love. He is to be loved. He loves when you love Him. Love God. Love People. People need love. People love being loved. Love People. Serve the World. The World needs your service. The World loves being served. Serve the World. In a church context it would look like this: Love God =Continue reading “Love God, Love People, Serve the World”

Clarity – Part 2

Purpose Statements for churches have become the norm. The mainly include the 5 New Testament purposes of the church, which are Worship, Evangelism, Discipleship, Ministry, and Fellowship. I believe that these statements are a good way to communicate a vision. However, churches must be able to go past just defining the statement (the what);churches mustContinue reading “Clarity – Part 2”