Is 2011 Time to Get a Coach?

Bill Tenny-Brittian and I have room for a few more people to coach in 2011.  We limit the number of people we each coach, so if you’re interested, now is the time to contact us. You have your choice of either one of us at the moment.

Studies show that pastors who have a coach do […]

Cultural Tips

In my book Ministry in Hard Times, I contrast the past world with the emerging world by contrasting the metaphors of a national park and a jungle.  The world I was born into was like a national park with lots of rules.  The world we live in today is more like a jungle with only […]

Looking Back at 2010

So many things happened in 2010 that it’s hard to know where to start. I will list the events in the order in which I think they will reshape our world. See if you agree.

9.8 percent of the population is recorded as out of work, but the real figure is closer to 20 […]

Christmas Thoughts

When I was growing up, my family didn’t go to church. So I had no idea about things such as tithing or service to others.  I just knew I had to be a good boy.

So when we visited my twin cousins one December, I was in for the shock of my life.  One afternoon our […]

My Observations on Leaders and Readers

On November 11, Leadership Network is hosting a live, online event on the topic of Leaders & Readers. Six authors will share their thoughts on the role that reading has played in their leadership experiences, drawing content from their latest books. On that day, the audience will be able to participate in the conversation through […]

Something You Cant Miss 11/3 – 5/10

Heads up!  The National Outreach Convention is just around the corner in San Diego, CA.  An incredible lineup of speakers is scheduled, including one dud named Bill Easum.

In all seriousness, though, it is a great lineup.  And I will be speaking , this time on Leadership in a Wildcard World, one of the training […]

Christmas Ideas

It’s not too early to begin thinking about what you’re going to do to capitalize on the pagan holiday known as Christmas. Yes, you heard me correctly – Christmas is a pagan holiday. But contrary to what you might think, its status as a pagan holiday makes it an even more valuable evangelism tool than you […]

Key Questions for Our Time

In 2000, I prepared a presentation for the Society for Church Growth in which I asked what I then considered to be some of the key questions of our time.  In looking back over these questions I find they are still the key questions with which Western Christianity is wrestling. You be the judge if […]

Bil Cornelius Has a New Book

My friend Bil Cornelius, pastor of Bay Area Fellowship in Corpus Christi, has a new book out, I Dare You to Change!  I haven’t read it yet, but I will soon and I’ll let you know the verdict. But knowing him, I have a feeling it will be really good.

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