Easter is Happening

Easter is Happening – Let’s Keep it Real

In just a short time, Easter will be over. You’ve done your Easter mailers and handed out invitations, and encouraged your people to invite. You have posted your social media graphics, prepared your sermon, enlisted extra volunteers, prayed, and hoped for the best. You’ve read a plethora of articles on how to have the best […]

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6 Reasons Your Members Are Not Inviting Friends to Church

Scared to death. That was me as a young man¬†when confronted with the task of inviting friends to church. I knew it was a good thing, but there were so many hills to climb. Obstacles ranged from personal insecurities to institutional quirkiness and everything in between. So at the end of the day, I rarely […]

Church Communication

3 Power Skills of the Successful Church Communicator

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]E[/su_dropcap]veryone is a¬†communicator. Whether intentionally or accidentally, we exchange information or news with other humans daily. Early communication occurred primarily by voice, then written language, and now by dozens of channels thanks to the recent explosion of technology. While methods and modes of communication have changed over the years, the principles are timeless. […]

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Communication Fails – Are You Guilty of These? ? ? ?

We’ve all been there, right? That solution was supposed to be achieved with a simple question and a quick answer. Yet, 3 days and six emails later, you still don’t have a solid resolution, and the waters of communication have been muddied to the point that you just wished the conversation had never started. Many […]

Four essentials to having balance in life.

My Definition of Balance = intentionally and consistently accomplishing the things that most benefit the quality of your life. (Spiritually, physically, emotionally, relationally, and mentally) This is a tough article to write because I find myself consistently unbalanced, investing time and energy into things that tend not to benefit that overall quality of my life. […]