Don’t Forget About Lunch

Don’t Forget About Lunch

It is easy sometimes to forget what’s important. By that I mean drink coffee. Coffee is essential for me. I love my life, but with a six-year-old and almost two-year-old, I require caffeine. Having coffee right now is an act of utility. Maybe one day those finer...

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.

The Importance of Good Planning and Execution

The Importance of Good Planning and Execution

This past Tuesday night, I (along with Sean) was the blessed to be an “accomplice” in my buddy Mike’s marriage proposal to his girlfriend Jennifer.  It was an amazing and unforgettable night, in large part because Jenn had no idea that the proposal was coming and she...

The Joy of Meetings

This is the second post in my blog replay for 2011. This entry was originally posted on April 20, 2011. Let’s face it. Meetings are a part of every ministry. They can be very productive and helpful. But too many of us have experienced meetings that are less than,...

Strategic Planning: Why?

Twice in the past month, I have found myself talking with ministry leaders about the future of two different church ministry organizations. It all focused around having a strategic plan. The ultimate question: is there a plan? As we talked about it, we finally decided...