6 Church Communication Tips

I wrote an article for the January/February edition of KidzMatter Magazine entitled “6 Things I Wish I Had Known About Communicating.” It was part of a series that included more “things I wish I had known when I first started a ministry job”...
6 Benefits of the Family Ministry Model

6 Benefits of the Family Ministry Model

If you’re not sure what the family ministry model is (often referred to as NextGen), you can read my thoughts about it here. In short, it’s encompassing everything a church does for children and students under one umbrella, all while partnering with...
Orange Conference 2013 Main Sessions

Orange Conference 2013 Main Sessions

Below, you’ll find my notes from Orange Conference 2013. The theme of this year’s conference is Focus – clarify the essentials and eliminate distractions. Orange is a conference for family ministry teams and senior leadership in churches. You can see...
Creating a Healthy Church Culture

Creating a Healthy Church Culture

Creating a healthy church culture is probably one of the hardest things to do as a leader. It’s hard for pastors leading their staff and it may be even more difficult for those who lead volunteers. Whether we’re intentional about it or not, we are creating...