How to Utilize Baptism in Celebration With Your Group

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Steve Gladen and Brett Eastman talk about how to utilize baptism in celebration with your group. 1. Recognize the biblical basis of doing …
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Measuring Your Ministry


I’m a huge sports fan – soccer, in particular – but don’t worry, this post isn’t about sports. However, let me start by saying that …
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Five Clues That Reveal Your Small Group Ministry’s Best Next Step

Next Step

Apparently Solomon was right.  There is nothing new under the sun.  The issues and challenges that you face have been faced before by many. …
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Your Church Will Die (Part 1)

Abandoned Church

I think that your church will die. I don’t mean in the metaphysical die-to-self sense. I mean in the cease to exist, disappear from the …
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Email: The Lost Networking Tool

Email Lost

If I were to take a poll, I think it would be safe to say that most people use email as a main tool for your ministry. It’s how we share …
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Why Knowledge Is a Thing of the Past


As leaders, we often view ourselves as knowledge providers. So we teach, tell, or advise and, in this way, pass on our knowledge to someone …
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Finding Your Long Lost Vision

Vision: Lost and Found

I live in northern Indiana near the shores of Lake Michigan. Winter begins in early November and typically doesn’t let up until late March. …
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Delegation Matrix

Delegation Matrix

The other day, I was trying to help a young guy in my mentoring group … to understand & think through time management. This is what I …
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Four Laws of A Blessed Church

Blue Cross

God's blessing on your church brings responsibility -- Our blessings should flow to others -- The Bible teaches we are blessed so we …
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25 Insightful Quotes About Fatherhood from All Pro Dad


All Pro Dad: Seven Essentials to Be a Hero to Your Kids is an excellent playbook for fatherhood. You can read my review plus share and …
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