Deeper Small Groups

Deeper Small Groups

They were so mad at me.  The freshman girls had just met Tina their small group leader and she was not what they expected.  What they wanted was a cool college grad that could be their friend.  What they got in turn was a grandmother who would change their world. What...

Run a Trivia Night Fundraiser

Finally a fundraiser you'll actually WANT to do – plus you can raise thousands of dollars for your organization in just one night! The best part is people will have so much fun they’ll be asking when you’re doing it again.

Blessed are the Awkward

Blessed are the Awkward

Confession: I forgot the words to O Come, O Come, Emmanuel recently. It was awkward. That Awkward Moment We try to make a habit in Advent of a more expanded evening prayer time at home with reading scripture and singing a hymn. Last Advent we were trying to rock out...
Eh, This Will Do

Eh, This Will Do

Don’t settle for what you’ve got, when God wants to give you more. That’s an important biblical principle some people, like the Israelites, choose to learn the hard way. Let’s catch up: the Israelites have been wandering through the desert for...
Leaders Always Hurt and Get Hurt

Leaders Always Hurt and Get Hurt

“A tough truth about leading – and one that doesn’t get talked about enough – is that sometimes you hurt others and sometimes you get hurt.” –A Leader’s Legacy, Kouznes and Posner I am a people pleaser. Yup. It’s in my genes and DNA. I want everyone to be happy. I...