Concerned About Many Things

I may be concerned about many things, but I am responsible but for a few. Place your energies towards the few. Do you know what YOU are responsible for? Over the years, I have been plagued by what I viewed as illogical and poor decision making by ministries that I had no responsibility for in [...]

By |July 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

An Inheritance in Heaven

Remember the promises and remind volunteers that there is an inheritance kept in heaven for you. As humans, we all respond to rewards. We are motivated both intrinsically and extrinsically, and God knows that. God is a God of rewards, but I think we often forget that God has truly incentivized serving and sacrificing for [...]

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Overwhelm With Excellence

I think an important value that we should subscribe to in a ministry setting is excellence. For far too long, I have seen quality take a back seat to expediency. Getting it done has eclipsed getting it done well. Over the years it has been a sad stain on so many ministries to see them [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Measure Twice, Cut Once

Over the years I have been friends with many carpenters. For some reason, God has placed many different individuals in the construction industry in my life. I hung out with them and I sought to try to learn their trade, really to no avail. I’m just not a handy guy! Regardless, I learned something very [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Hurt People Hurt People

I’ve been in ministry for long enough to understand that when someone hurts another person it’s often because they themselves are hurting. When someone seeks to hurt you as the pastor, either consciously or subconsciously, there is often something deeper at play. The issue is not the issue.  What they are presenting is likely not the [...]

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments