Why Enthusiasm Is Important For Church Leaders

Enthusiasm is both a gift and a choice. Everyone is enthusiastic about something. It’s important for people to experience enthusiastic church leaders –  enthusiastic about Jesus, people, the church and ministry. Enthusiasm could be defined as a displayed feeling of … Continued

Jesus Changes Agendas

Many books have been written on the ways Jesus changes our direction and agendas. Here’s one more little example from Luke 24. Jesus had just risen that day and two of his followers were walking along the road. Jesus appears … Continued

One Great Ingredient To Growing The Faith Of Your Teenager

Faith development in a teenager varies with each student. Thankfully God can move whether things go right in the home and life or not. Parents are going to fail – that’s a given. There’s no way around it. On top … Continued

New Volunteers Are Fragile

New volunteers need to be nurtured. They need to see clearly what you’re asking them to do, how the work matters, what their time commitments are and how they’re gifts and efforts will affect the overall mission and outcome. Someone … Continued

Six Differences Between Networking And Building Relationships

  There is a difference between networking and building relationships. I’m sure they each have their place. I’m not sure where this came from, but it was a note I made a while back and thought I would share it … Continued

We’ve been connected to over 300 of the IGRC churches over the years.

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I don’t keep the best records, but I just found a list I compiled about four years ago. This is a list of all the IGRC churches Harvest (or me by myself) have been in to lead or sing over … Continued

A Mission Trip Each Year?

I have been on several mission trips in my life. One time, in particular, I remember being with a group of seminary students on a trip out of the country. During that amazing experience, many in our group talked seriously … Continued

Importance of Coaching

Coaching gives us an outside perspective on our work and leadership. It’s through questions and conversations that many discover how to get things moving forward in their ministry, personal goals or leadership. I have been the recipient of great coaching … Continued

God Still Uses Summer Camps

When I listen to testimonies from faithful Christians, I almost always hear them mention at least two things: The first thing is a place.  Most often students take big steps of faith when they are at a special event. I’ve … Continued

Help Your Team Achieve By Eliminating Barriers

Could we be trying so hard to get things going, we may become overwhelmed, along with our team and our people? Maybe it’s time focus on what is keeping you and your team from being fully activated. Church leaders: you have … Continued