A Blank Slate?

Yesterday afternoon (4/17/20), I listened to a webinar from Thom Rainer (Previous CEO of Lifeway and his son (Vice-President of Church Answers).   It was interesting and helped provide some thoughts.  What was funny to me was the bantering between the two.  All in good demonstration of some of the points, but it confirmed some ofContinue reading “A Blank Slate?”

Leadership Development – Character & Competency Development

This is a training module I developed to help with developing character and competency for church leaders.  This is one part of the larger training. John Wesley’s “Twelve Rules for Helpers.” Be diligent. Never be unemployed a moment. Never be triflingly employed. Never while away time; neither spend any more time at any place thanContinue reading “Leadership Development – Character & Competency Development”

Lessons Learned in 2019

I have decided to start recording lessons and takeaways throughout the year. Ministry Social media has its benefits. But, it is also a place you have to be very careful. You will find debates galore. However, what I have seen this year (not personal but observation of others) was the intense hatred, deception, and wickednessContinue reading “Lessons Learned in 2019”

We would see Jesus.

This was the third and final message in a series “Deeper Dive into the Incarnation.” You can see the first two sermons outlines here : First Week – Incarnation and Identification Second Week – Implications of the Incarnation John 12:21 – These Greeks were seeking Jesus.  Their simple statement shows us the importance of seeking Jesus.  Why?Continue reading “We would see Jesus.”