4 Questions I Ask My Team on a Regular Basis

In a survey reported in Forbes magazine, staff members and subordinates were asked what they wished their boss would do better. The number one answer by far: “Communicate with me.” Here’s the funny thing, I bet those leaders are communicating with their team members. They just aren’t talking about the right things. If you lead

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What’s the Word Wednesday

“Your kindness might not move others – or even matter to them at all – but it’s still worth extending. It’s never a waste. The Lord himself receives it and treasures it as precious because it is a reflection of his own unilateral love for centers.” – Jared C Wilson, Professor at Spurgeon College One

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What’s the Word Wednesday

“Such difficult days and yet God is doing so much in it. It shouldn’t surprise us. We see it through the Scriptures. God is at work in this mess.” – Matt Chandler, Lead Pastor at Village Church These days are some of the most unusual days that we have ever lived through. The increase in

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What’s the Word Wednesday

“In the wake of COVID-19, we have a tremendous opportunity to build an army of volunteers and leaders in our church, not just an audience of spectators.” – Todd Adkins, Director of LifeWay Leadership.  Some may see this time as a stumbling block to their resolutions. Others might see it as an opportunity. This is a

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What’s the Word Wednesday

Power, approval, comfort, and control are meta-idols that hold sway over our daily lives – Timothy Keller, Founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and City to City. To find out more about Tim Keller, head to his site.  Pull a part each of those words above. Power. Approval. Comfort. Control.  Each of us, or at least

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What’s the Word Wednesday

Use your ‘power’ to bless and serve, not manipulate and control. – JD Greear, Lead Pastor at The Summit Church How many times have you used your skills and abilities to help someone out? I’m sure, if you’re an average joe, probably more times than you can count. How many times have you used your

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What’s the Word Wednesday

If sight dictates your hope, the enemy will ensure you see something that steals your faith. – Stephen Chandler, Lead Pastor at Destiny Church Satan knows what buttons to push to make us sin or to be tempted. Live by faith and not by site.  The enemy’s goal is to destroy you and if he

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What’s the Word Wednesday

Don’t just go back to what’s familiar. Don’t just go back to what’s comfortable. Don’t just go back to what’s practical. Don’t just go back to what’s expected. – Southeast Christian Church Are you desiring God or the things of God? God didn’t say that he would just be there for us in the good

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You Can Ask, We Can Help

My youngest daughter just moved out of our house and into an apartment. Usually when kids move out their parents are close by to help them with setting things up and everything that comes with it, but not us, we moved 8 hours away! My daughter decided she needed blackout curtains for her room because

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5 Ways to Grow Your Worship Team

Over the past 10 years I’ve had the privilege of being part of worship teams all around the country. Now as a Worship Pastor of a growing church, I often am asked “How are you growing your worship team?” So I thought I would share with you 5 simple ways to grow your team. Build

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