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…

Managing… Me

I readily admit I can be a hothead. I have a temper. It has gotten me into trouble more than once in my life for sure. I am also a control freak. Trust me, these two attributes do not play…

What are we growing?

Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else…

Better than Excellent

In a recent conversation with a friend about excellence and the trap it can be, he mentioned that effective should always be our goal and standard. He's right. Excellence does not equate with effectiveness. And, sometimes, what is effective would…