You Need Friends

If you are in leadership, there is a good chance that you have seasons where you feel isolated. Somewhere along the way someone decided that church leaders in particular must be separated from everyone else. Sometimes that is self-imposed. We need boundaries and sometimes we place them too tightly. Sometimes we are worn out with […]

Neighborhood Children’s Ministry

As we began using our language of “neighborhood church for the nations”, one of my convictions is that there are lots of children who live right around our neighborhood who have no connection to our church. Our church is two blocks from a large elementary school. Here are some of our steps to intentionally connecting […]

A Neighborhood Church for the Nations

We recently completed six weeks of a capital campaign where we launched a plan to renovate our current worship center but more importantly to launch a movement of becoming a neighborhood church for the nations. I believe this is a perfect vision for us. We truly are a neighborhood church. Literally, we are surrounded by […]

Our Children and Schools Are Under Attack

This is not a political post. While there may or may not be policy changes that could address some of these root issues, no political force can start or stop what is happening. Last Friday a man drove onto my kids’ school campus and drove through the morning car line. He proceeded to yell inappropriate and […]

Leading KidMin During Flu Season

Spring, summer, fall, winter… and somewhere in there lands flu season. Every year flu season is terrible in its own way and this season is not any different. Sometimes families will avoid your nursery or children’s ministry to avoid germs. Here are a few practical ways you can help: Publicly remind parents about your wellness policy. […]