It’s Not Too Late

Regret. Missed opportunities. Mistakes. Harsh words. Heartbreak. Lost relationships. Unexpected endings. Deals gone bad. Arguments. These are all things that can keep us up at night. They are all things that can leave us feeling alone and dejected, like we…

Does it matter?

That is a good question. In fact, for many people it might be THE question. Does what you are doing matter? Corporations spend huge amounts of time and money studying and improving efficiency. However, becoming more efficient might not be…

The Blueprint

I have a background in construction and I have been a part of different groups and organizations at varying levels of leadership. In a recent conversation a thought emerged that combines those experiences in a way that is new to…

Identity

Identity is a big deal. Who am I? That is a question we all ask multiple times through  out our lives. Whether we consciously ask it or it is asked in our actions as we search it out, it is…

Stubborn or Steadfast

We have all heard various statistics bantered about regarding the length of time pastors remain in one position. I've heard everything from the average is 18 months to 4 years. Of course, the length is affected by the definitions and…

Innovation or Memory

Ideation. Think outside the box. Paradigm shift. Imagineering. These buzzwords are all supposed to inspire us to think different and do something new. In the church world there are constant attempts at finding the "new thing" that will work to…

Change the oil

We have a problem in the church today... we don't like to do normal ordinary maintenance. We like to maintain, but not do the work of maintenance. When I was young, my dad did all of the minor and major…