Nov 02

Have You Found Your Niche?

How about you, pastor? Are you living your dream? Have you found your niche? What is your niche? If you could pack it all up today and start fresh, what would the church you served look like? Perhaps, it’s right where you are. Hope so! Continue reading

Oct 13

5 Questions for your ministry moving forward

Bill Isaacs applies some contemporary social technologies to Christian ministry. Does your ministry: 1) Effortless sign up 2) Emphasize people 3) Generates content 4) Invites Partnerships 5) Mobile device friendly. Continue reading

Sep 05

Deacon Ministry

The deacon is one of the most vital ministries of a local congregation. Churches that grow and become healthy have a Deacon Ministry. It may not be called such, and it may not even be recognized, but it is a functioning ministry where there is a healthy church. The ministry of the deacon was the first administrative structure that the Apostles embraced after the birth of the New Testament Church. Continue reading

Aug 30

Church Offices

In this article, Tim provides a different perspective on how God intends the offices of the church to work. Rather than the 5-fold ministry representing five different offices, Tim says there are only two and that the 5-fold ministry relates to five different relationships. Very worthwhile reading. Continue reading

Oct 25

Jesus – right on time!

When Jesus was 12 yrs old, He confounded the religious leaders with his understanding. However, He did not begin His ministry for another 18 years. Why? Did He lack wisdom? …continue reading Continue reading

Sep 03

Why churches don’t fulfill the Great Commission (part 2)

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” Make Disciples The word discipleship has HUGE baggage … Continue reading

Jul 26

Restoring our brother or sister – do we really mean it?

Wesley Weatherford posted this today and it caused me to think about the need for INTENTIONALITY in restoration of our fallen comrades in ministry… When Paul wrote “Live creatively, friends. If someone falls into sin, forgivingly restore him, saving your … Continue reading

Jun 14

Technological Tips

Sometime in the near future, I plan to develop a website focused on helping ministers who want to integrate technology into their ministry. However, until I have a good bit more time, I will try to use this site for … Continue reading

Jun 09

Ministerally Speaking; and the Southern Baptist

The following article was posted on HB London’s blog “The Heart of a Pastor“. —————————————————————————— I read a small article a few days ago suggesting that the Southern Baptist Church is not as large as it claims to be. Have … Continue reading

Mar 31

How to go to church

The title sounds silly to us Christians. However, as a protestant, I have been more than a little confused at what I am supposed to do when I attend a Catholic wedding mass, or similar service. And, have you ever … Continue reading