How To Give a Voice to Everyone on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day service programming may seem simple enough, at least on the outside. But when creative teams and pastors plan for these services, they must be aware of what’s happening on the inside – under the surface of the smiles and the hugs. There are

MOTHER’S DAY INSPIRATION

Church leaders and creative team leaders are always needing some Mother’s Day Service Programming inspiration. it’s always hard to envision special services, and Mother’s Day is especially difficult. How many different ways can we say, “We love you and we appreciate you?” While the words

THREE WARNING SIGNS OF A BAD LEADER

There’s really no introduction needed here except to say that, if you’re serving under a bad leader, it’s something you probably feel, but can’t put words to. I’m hoping to give you some words. 1.  BEWARE OF THE LEADER WHO NEVER APOLOGIZES The words, “I’m

CHRISTIAN BAIT-AND-SWITCH

Every Saturday, I take an early morning trip to Starbucks, and bring home a treat for my wife and I. I mostly do this for selfish reasons, but that’s another post altogether. This Saturday, I was listening to Christian radio, searching for some hope. I

THE INTENTIONS OF GOD

The cataclysmic events of Bethlehem that night speak thousands of messages into a person’s heart and millions into the generations that form the cultures of our world. One such message is centered around the clear and unmistakable intentions of God. If we were, in any

THIS SONG. YOUR CHURCH. PLEASE SING.

There is much to be said about the songs we sing in our churches, especially when it comes to being overly critical. I am guilty of this beyond what I care to confess. But I’ve been personally inspired and drawn to Christ’s hope with a