Last Sunday, I spoke on the book of Jonah. It’s a familiar story, but like some of our favorite movies, it’s worth going back to on a regular basis. One of the primary elements of the story of Jonah is the unwillingness of Jonah to pursue the mission God had given him. Those of us [...]
One of my alltime favorite players in my all-time favorite sport, along with his coach, is teaching me some lessons about church leadership this week.? Ever since I took the plunge into church planting I’ve given myself the label of “Coach”.? To me, the term is far more concrete than “pastor”.? Pastor is sort of [...]
This chapter is kind of like being a kid in a candy store. There’s so much here to talk about, how do you pick a few? But, my goal in doing these daily studies is not to give everything there is to give, but to whet your appetite for more. To give you a taste and let you take the initiative in extra helpings.. so here we go.
The Final Four of the blogging tournament I’m in has begun. This week’s challenge is to blog on the idea of leadership development. This has been a particular challenge for me as you will read below. Leadership is far more challenging than I ever imagined and the effort to train leaders in the church is [...]