Mentoring Discipleship
September 20, 2016
The Day-To-Day Mentor

Mentoring someone into faith or deeper into faith is your responsibility. Unless you’re the pastor, it’s not the pastor’s responsibility. Unless…

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August 25, 2016
A Prayer for Sanity

My denomination, The United Methodist Church, has just initiated a program called “Praying Our Way Forward.” This is a denomination wide…

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August 17, 2016
Taking Hospitality from Good to Great

What is church hospitality?  Is it unique from other hospitality?  What about the rather significant emphasis on hospitality in the Bible?…

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Discipleship
August 5, 2016
The Heart of a Level 5 Church

The one ingredient a Level 5 church cannot do without is radical discipleship. Raising up radical disciples is the underbelly of the…

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Small group
August 5, 2016
Missional Small Groups

One of the key elements of most discipleship pipelines I’ve seen is what I call missional small groups. The problem is,…

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Paradigm Factors
August 3, 2016
Paradigm Factors

A paradigm is a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodologies that are commonly accepted and shared by…

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Vibrant Visions are the First Step to Vibrant Leadership
August 2, 2016
Vision Threats

Casting a vision that produces an effective culture is one of the most important things a pastor can do because culture…

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Jesusncross1
August 1, 2016
5 Steps to Becoming Spiritual Giants

How many spiritual giants do you have in your church?  Are you a spiritual giant?  Is there a process for becoming…

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Everyone Needs a Coach
July 23, 2016
Pooled Ignorance Never Grows Churches

I was talking recently with a friend of mine who is still pastoring a church. Our conversation was focused around a…

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