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Resources, Inspiration, & big ideas 

2021 is here. What now?

2020 was insane. It seemed like every time we got a handle on how to do ministry in this new normal, something would change, and we’d have to pivot for the 43rd time that day. If I never hear the phrase “unprecedented times” again, it will be too soon. If you’re like...

Church: COVID Edition (BTS)

When the world's upside down, what does Church look like? In the past 6 months, that's been a lot of different things. Inside, outside, inside again, outside again, masks, hand sanitizer, freeze-frame high fives, pre-packaged communion, plexiglas....you name it, we've...

HIGH PLACES

“In everything he [Jehoshaphat]  walked in the ways of his father Asa and did not stray from them; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD. The high places, however, were not removed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.” 1 Ki...

THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY CHURCH PT III

If you knew of a leadership strategy that could position your church for major Kingdom impact over the next 10-15 years, wouldn't you take it? Today we're talking about the biggest benefit (and some dangerous pitfalls) of being an Emotionally Healthy Church. One final...

THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY CHURCH PT II

In this series on the Emotionally Healthy Church, we're discussing the two main personality types of churches and their leadership. Last week we talked about High Emotional Intelligence churches. Today, we're talking about its counterpart, the Institutionally...

THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY CHURCH PT I

Over the last 2 years, I’ve begun to identify 3 characteristics of small- to medium-sized churches that I believe are the 3 most important factors in church growth and maturity. I think these characteristics likely apply to churches of all sizes, but they manifest...

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