Wisdom from “Growing an Engaged Church”

Albert Winseman, of the Gallup organization, wrote an amazing, must read book for all church leaders, Growing and Engaged Church: How to Stop “Doing Church” and How to Start Being the Church Again. This book is not only based on experience, but is based on...

Changing the Blog

I watched an interesting movie this past weekend that inspired me. It inspired me to think a little differently about how I blog and what I reflect on. That movie was Julie & Julia. No, I’m not going to start writing about cooking. I wouldn’t be much...

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.

Wisdom from Matthew Kelly

In Matthew Kelly’s book, The Rhythm of Life, he lists out ways to help make relationships function better. In ministry, these ideas are key as ministry is all about people. To continue my wisdom series, here are his wise words. “Let others talk. Avoid arguments....

Wisdom from John C. Maxwell

I make no secret of the fact that John C. Maxwell is my favorite author on the topics of leadership, relationships, attitude, and equipping. I pretty much have an entire shelf devoted to his works. Continuing my “wisdom” series, here is some wisdom from...

Wisdom from Warren Bennis

Warren Bennis has written many excellent books on leadership. One book that I read was On Becoming a Leader. One  important reflection from this book was defining the difference between leadership and management. So I share with you Bennis’ wisdom: The manager...