When you’re a leader…
Oct31

When you’re a leader…

While not an exhaustive list, when you’re a leader, the following needs to be true about you:   When you’re a leader, begging God for wisdom needs to be a daily activity. I started leading people at a pretty young age, and so I got in the habit of this out of need and desperation. I had no wisdom of my own to draw on. I still am in need and am still desperate for God’s wisdom. Beg God for His wisdom daily....

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Keep It Simple
Oct29

Keep It Simple

In this generation it seems that the amount of information overload has reached the highest it has ever been. With the ongoing advancement of technology, and continuing availability of different mediums, information is constantly being thrown at people. The question is, how do we communicate what we are trying to say in a way that people will remember? To be a good communicator, it is important to understand the purpose of...

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Big church home base vs. little portable satellite church
Oct25

Big church home base vs. little portable satellite church

Our church has had a satellite campus now for about 4 years. We’ve done a couple of other ventures similar to this; an on campus gathering though our college ministry and a plant church that started in a movie theater. I started out as a volunteer at the plant church but have had the pleasure of being a part of each of our locations and each one of these have been unique to each other. Each have served a different purpose. The...

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Busy doesn’t always look the same
Oct24

Busy doesn’t always look the same

Today I’m realizing that busy doesn’t always look the same. I reminded our team yesterday that we are all busy in this current season, and that busyness may look different for each of us. But I’m also realizing that, depending on what’s on your plate, busy doesn’t always mean the same thing to you personally. Understanding what type of busy you’re dealing with is actually really important to your...

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Stop the fight between music & tech
Oct15

Stop the fight between music & tech

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast Episode 1 (Listen Above) If you’re like most people who have served at a church, either on the music team, or on the production/technical team, you have witnessed the tension and even hostility that can exist between music and tech people. Unfortunately, in many contexts, this unhealthy divide is left unchecked and teams are rendered ineffective, or worse, people serving in those contexts...

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