Chalk Talk

This week marks the beginning
of Fall and many of us catch a bug this time of year. I’m not talking about the
common cold or the flu. I’m talking about “football fever” that infects
millions of Americans about now. Now I know that this epidemic has reduced some
with the recent controversy over political demonstrations during the […]

New Wine Part 5

Change is difficult. Change in a church is even harder, sometimes, nearly impossible. So what do you do if you are trying to change the culture of a traditional church that is dying? First let me tell you what you don’t do. I most always suggest to churches that they don’t radically change their worship […]

New Wine Part 4

When Jesus was talking about not pouring new wine into old wine skins he was communicating the fragile nature of change. Change is difficult, especially in churches so, we need to develop a purposeful process for change. Here is a five-step process you can use to implement real and lasting change in your church.

Step 1: […]

New Wine Skins Part 3

Jesus says you can’t put new wine in old wine skins because old wine skins become brittle and lose their functionality. He is communicating to us today that we must create new wine skins to house the vibrancy of new wine. This is a principle of life in which new situations most always require […]

Dinosaurs to Rabbits Webinar: Chapter 05

There are things you can do. Things you should do. And things you must do. In this week’s Dinosaurs to Rabbits webinar, we’ll be looking at the Must Do’s of Multiplication.

This week’s webinar on Dinosaurs to Rabbits: Turning Mainline Decline to a Multiplication Movement will cover the fifth chapter of the book: “The Principles […]

New Wine Skins-Part 2

In the ancient world there were no glass or plastic bottles, instead people would put liquids into animal skins that were sewn together and used like canteens. Eventually these skins would become brittle, and rupture, spilling out the liquid.Jesus referred to these wineskins when teaching his early followers and us about change.

And no one […]

Dinosaurs to Rabbits Webinar: Chapter 02

This week’s webinar (Tuesday at 2 CDT) is covering Chapter 02: Addition or Multiplication? 

There’s a lot of confusion by a number of church leaders on the difference between being a Addition Church and a Multiplying Church … besides the obvious spelling difference! In this session, the Dynamic Duo will talk about those differences and why […]

Back To School

What is your favorite time of year? I’m not necessarily talking about climate like Spring or Summer but rather activities that are going on. As a pastor, certainly Christmas and Easter were always at the top of my list because of their significance as the birth, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. […]

Dinosaur to Rabbits Webinar: Chapter 01

Just a heads up: This week’s webinar on Dinosaurs to Rabbits: Turning Mainline Decline to a Multiplication Movement will cover the first chapter of the book: “Why Multiplication.”

The Bills will have a public conversation on what the risks and rewards of launching a multiplication movement in the church today.
Webinar Details
Date and Time: Tuesday, August […]