How to Motivate People to Desire to Give You 100% of Their Time and Resources

Do you ever wonder how the largest non-profit organizations and churches motivate all those people to give their precious time and money away toward their cause?
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How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed

Whenever I get overwhelmed with life and am not certain what to do I read this. It always helps me focus my thoughts on my purpose.

Galations 6:4-5

Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life.

Change is Inevitable

Evaluation vs. Critique

Continual evaluation leads to evolution when evaluation is acted upon.  (more…)

The Right and Wrong Ways to Create an Atmosphere for Worship

Atmosphere

Whether you realize it or not, as church leaders, you are responsible for creating the atmosphere for your church. Creating an atmosphere is much like creating a church culture, but with a more focussed approach. Let me explain. (more…)

Night Two of Seeds Conference 2013

Night two of Seeds Conference began with more energy than the last as people mingled in the auditorium with anticipation. (more…)

Night One of Seeds Conference 2013

I’m attending Seeds Conference hosted by Church on the Move in Tulsa, OK with my church. Seeds Conference is Church on the Move’s conference geared toward church ministry through the creative arts. I hope to describe my amazing experience here.

Why don’t people pay attention?

Have you ever been to a church service where the person on stage may be welcoming the people or taking up the offering and they seemed like they were reciting a memorized line that they’ve been saying for the past 10 years? (more…)

What are you doing to make 2013 your best year EVER?

As I was reading some of my favorite blogs yesterday, most of the themes were regarding the New Year, being more productive and following through with resolutions. My wife and I were discussing all the things we accomplished in 2012 and realized that we actually felt like we made progress toward some of our goals. (more…)