Thankfulness

I have spent the morning thinking about a conversation from yesterday.  How can we continue to have a thankful heart for all that we have?  How can we teach our children to be thankful and grateful?  How can we remind … Continued

The Art of Remembering Names

“People love to hear their names.”  My dad mentioned this in a staff meeting the other day. It reminded me of the importance of remembering people’s names.  When you are in any kind of people business – including the church … Continued

Nine Characterstics of Love…

Here are nine characteristics of love!  Apply these characteristics and they can make your home happy.  They can make marriages more fun.  They can cheer up your church.  They can help your kid’s lives turn out better.  They can create … Continued

Motivation of Volunteers

Most of what is accomplished in my work is through an army of volunteers, all for whom I am grateful!  Motivation is a key piece to the effective work of any team, especially a volunteer team.  I was intrigued by … Continued

Nurturing Your Ministry Team

A quote that has always stuck with me is that “a great leader is like a turtle on a fence post  – – there’s no way that turtle got up there by himself”.  We all have people on our teams … Continued

Thoughts about being a guest worship leader

I was recently invited to be the guest worship leader for a church worship service.  Many times, I have served as a worship leader for an event or worship service, but the unique thing about this was that I just … Continued

Core Values for your Worship Team

The core values of our worship ministry team: 1) WE WORSHIP – first and foremost, we must be a team of people who love God with all our hearts and seek to give him thanks, praise and glory and we … Continued

Getting in the way of worship

I went to Dollar General last night to pick some last minute things for a meeting. Because of a semi truck parked diagonally, I had to squeeze into the parking lot with little room. Because of the truck, the only spaces available were across … Continued

Three “Greetings” Worship Leaders Should Make on Sunday Mornings.

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Greeting is an act of communication in which human beings intentionally make their presence known to each other, to show attention to, and to suggest a type of relationship between individuals or groups of people coming in contact with each … Continued

Eight Thoughts for Cultivating Growth In Your Church

There are a few words that need to stay on our hearts and minds; in our vocabulary and conversation when we are cultivating growth in our church and ministries. Hope — Any local church–no matter the size, attendance or budget … Continued

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