Doing the Work: Mission Trips

There is legitimate debate about the effectiveness of short-term…

Doing the Work: Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School (VBS) takes a lot of work. It takes a lot…

Focus on Leadership: Summer "Break"

Summer is almost here. (The weather seems to have arrived before…

Stretch Goals and Growing Edges: Communities

Discipleship is not just for individuals and ministry teams –…

Stretch Goals and Growing Edges for Ministry Teams

We recently talked about personal discipleship and how growing…

Stretch Goals and Growing Edges

“…let us run with perseverance the race that is set before…

Focus on Leadership: Seeds of Joy

Certain seasons in the church year take a lot more energy than…

Holy Week - Making Room for Jesus

Our lives are busy. And Holy Week is a busy week in the church.…

Lent: A Time of Reflection and Rest

Lent is a strange time for pastors and other leaders in the church.…