Tweak These Phrases For Maximum Hospitality

There are two main aspects to great hospitality: Words and Actions. A smile, great eye contact, and a posture of helpfulness will get an encounter moving in the right direction. But then your words come into play. How you say … Continued

Our Congregation Lacks Musicians… Now What?

No one would argue that music is an important part of the Christian church. Worship almost always includes congregational music of some kind. But what if your congregation feels like it’s lacking musicians?  Here are some thoughts – specifically for a … Continued

Five Indicators Of Well Being

Gallup completed an extensive study across many cultures and countries to determine how a life can be well lived. Five broad areas surfaced from their study. These areas of well-being are an indicator of the degree to which someone is … Continued

Five Important Things Laughter Does

Have you ever heard the laughing song? Here’s a version from George Younce back in the day. In case you don’t click the video link, the basic lyrics to the song are: Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha.  … Continued

Six Crucial Elements of Vision

Vision is really important for ministry leaders. Without vision, people perish as the writer of Proverbs states. One of the primary goals for the leaders of the church is to seek God’s vision and act on it. I’ve been reading … Continued

Four Habits Of Healthy People

I recently picked up a book called The Six Eating Habits of Skinny People. The title made me laugh, but then I kept reading it. I don’t always read health books, but I also don’t mind getting good ideas and tips … Continued

ABC’s Of Testimonies In Worship

Testimonies in worship help people hear real-life examples of how God is at work. It’s another voice giving glory to God during worship. When someone stands to give God praise informally, everyone can join in praise. Hearing someone else proclaim … Continued

7 Ways To Let Kids Proclaim God’s Glory In Worship

Through the praise of children and infants, you have established a stronghold… Psalm 8:2  Some churches have separate kid’s worship the whole hour, often for each hour of worship.  Other churches worship together in one room at one time – kids, … Continued

Five Ways To Put Your Family First

When a leader puts his family first, the community benefits. When a leader puts the community first, both his family and the community suffer. – John Maxwell – The Most Powerful 21 Minutes Of A Leader’s Day  There’s a song … Continued

Eight Keys To Learning New Things

Recently, one of my friends challenged me to do push-ups every day. He does 300 a day, but I’m starting off slowly!  It’s been so long since I have taken doing a push up seriously (maybe since PE class in … Continued

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