BE CAREFUL NOT TO MAXIMIZE YOUR LIFE OUT OF IMPORTANT RHYTHMS

Read a few blog posts or articles on time management, and you will hear the word maximize. I’m sure I’ve used the word numerous times. Readers are encouraged to maximize their time, money, resources, entrepreneurial endeavors, home life, experiences, and more. The consumer mentality invites us to maximize everything 24/7. And if we don’t, we … Read more

“HOLDING THE ROCK” – BALANCING CHURCH WORK AND HOME LIFE IS IMPORTANT

This past week and weekend were hectic. Long day, lots of details. Forty-eight invigorating hours of ministry work between Thursday evening and Sunday evening. I was mentally distracted at home. For part of that time, my wife and kids were with me.  In another part, they were off doing other activities while I was busy. … Read more

Five Great Things To Learn From Healthy Churches

A healthy church is a worthy goal. It’s not that healthy church leaders don’t disagree or engage each other.  It doesn’t mean there won’t be growing pains, transitions, and setbacks. But all healthy organisms grow. As churches grow and grow numerically, it’s important for pastors and leaders to strive for health as a congregation. Systems … Read more

Five Ways Ministry Events Can Help Your Church Thrive

For several years, Harvest Conferences has been in existence to provide opportunities for children, students, and leaders to grow. You may be tired of hearing me say this, but gathering with the larger church is part of a healthy plan for anyone in your congregation, especially the younger generations.  Day in and day out discipleship, … Read more