Church staff roles must be focused

The healthiest leaders know that focusing on doing what they do best will generate the most productive outcome.  And as each person succeeds at doing their part well, the department grows. In a larger church staff, the roles are often … Continued

My Morning Ritual

For a day to start off right and go well – here are four things I want to do each morning.  It requires time and there are sacrifices, but it’s worth it.  On my best, most disciplined days, each of these … Continued

Focus on Your Strengths

“We know some of their strengths, but I think it’s important that we focus on our strengths.” – Mike Matheny, St. Louis Cardinals Manager, 2012 As we have seen the St. Louis Cardinals overcome some pretty devastating odds, it’s a … Continued

Make it unreal.

While setting up for a four day event one summer, with what was supposed to be a whole church youth ministry of about 30 kids, we found out the numbers in attendance had changed slightly.  Instead of 25-30 kids, there … Continued

Youth Ministry: Narrow the Focus, Widen the Impact

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You only have so much time. With all the possibilities, directions and ideas that come to our attention in a variety of ways, let’s step back and sharpen the plan for the coming calendar year.  Use this downtime to focus on … Continued