What if the people leaving your church are right?

I’ve been pastoring for six years, and I’ve been on a church staff for 12. There is something that “we” (I mean staff and pastors) do when someone leaves…
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God Has An Idea That I Don’t!

As I thumbed through the program of the graduation ceremony I was about to witness, I came across the descriptions and honors for those students earning doctorate degrees in…
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It’s All the Same Game

A few weeks ago I had a really cool day that revealed an amazing truth to me as a leader and Pastor. The staff from both of our campuses…
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Defending Modern Worship

If you’re reading this article then you probably have seen other articles (like this http://www.patheos.com/blogs/afewgrownmen/2013/05/why-men-have-stopped-singing-in-church/) recently floating around the internet centered on the topic of modern worship…
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4 secret weapons of great pastors

Ok, they might not be secrets but they are counter intuitive. I’ve been privileged enough to meet, and get to know, many great pastors, and what separates them from…
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Pastor, your talent is killing your church

I grew up in a “tribe” with the best singers and preachers you’ve ever heard. I’m serious. These men and women were the cream of the crop. Later in…
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