Leadership

Reach Your 2019 Ministry Goals with MAP!

Reach Your 2019 Ministry Goals with MAP!

MAP stands for Ministry Action Plan. It’s a simple tool to help you set new ministry goals for the year and a pathway to achieve them. If you struggle seeing the entire year at a glance, or if you are simply behind in your planning, this tool will definitely help you create a path and stick with it.

Build Great Teams with the 4 C's!

Build Great Teams with the 4 C's!

The 4 C’s is a tool you can use when hiring someone new or when evaluating a team member’s current role. It’s a great tool to help ensure you hire the right person the first time and that your current team is in alignment with the mission of the church.

6 Warning Signs Pride Has Taken Root

6 Warning Signs Pride Has Taken Root

We are all prone to issues concerning our pride. The temptation is to make our ministry all about us. Pride makes it easier to enjoy the fact that people know who we are. Pride is what makes it easy for us to make the ministry more about us than about God.

Avoid the Post-Easter Crash!

Avoid the Post-Easter Crash!

We have all had "high" moments and experiences in life. Times we were really looking forward to and projects we were working on. Those days or moments arrive and we are sky-high. Our emotions are running away with us. We are so pumped up and feel like we will never be the same again. But then the project is over, that moment in time is now in the past and things are back to the way they were. Where does that leave us? Usually, it leaves us in a wreck, crashing back down from an emotional high.

Top Two Things I Am Investing Time in Before Easter!

If you are reading this on Good Friday, you only have two more days to get ready. You know what I mean by ready. Ready for Easter. The Big Show! March Madness for the Church! (Side note: We need a bracket for preachers. I'm rolling with Matt Chandler to win it all.) Knowing that here are the TOP TWO things that I would invest my time doing with those precious hours and minutes.

C'mon Men!

C'mon Men!

There is no celebration in another man biting the dust. It's not something to be snarky or giddy about. There are victims involved. People whose lives are permanently changed because some man couldn't be, well, a man.

4 Stages of Adult Development

4 Stages of Adult Development

These stages of development are different from personality traits. People can also move back and forth into different stages. Most people will land in one stage as their primary comfort zone, but depending on the situation and their desire for growth, can move into new stages.