Month: October 2019

When You’ve Done All You Can…

Awhile back, I had the privilege of worshiping with a small congregation in my home town of Kansas City. Though this was not my home church, I felt like I had walked into a family gathering–a really good one–and I was immediately enveloped into their home. Songs were sang sincerely and we felt connect both

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Dealing with Difficult Leaders

Unfortunately, there are people who fill leadership roles in many churches who lack the character, discipleship development, or simple maturity to fill such a role. These folks, often chosen because of business expertise or family connection, become entrenched in such roles, much to the frustration of the other leaders on the team. What do you

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The Power of Little Ones

Occasionally Jesus flipped typical life on its ear by demonstrating the importance of children in the kingdom of God. I would imagine that when He put His arm around a young child and mentioned that the kingdom of God belonged to these, He likely stunned and confused the adults around Him. Seeing Him welcome children

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A Vision That Works

There’s little doubt that the idea of vision has been an organizational buzzword over the past couple of decades. Companies plaster statements on their walls in an effort to communicate the “why” of their work, thus motivating employees to give their best to “the cause.” Good organizations stay focused on that cause. They know why

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