Shaping Your Church’s Core Values

"I have noticed three consistent core value principles in successful churches."

How to Kill Envy and Embrace Contentment

"Envy is resenting God’s goodness in others’ lives and ignoring God’s goodness in your own life."

7 Insights to Make Your Sermon More Memorable

"Recently I gave an entire message to our church on these ideas."

Why the Church Can’t Replace the Family

Connecting Church and Home: How to create a grace-based partnership between the church and family.

The Debt-Free Church: Is It Possible? This Georgia Church Says Yes

Is it possible to have a debt-free church? Journey Church in Roswell, Georgia, would say yes.

What the Church Can Learn From NFL Owner Jerry Jones

"If your church wants to multiply, it’s time to take a fresh look at how your building can transform how you do ministry."

Multiethnic Church: Why Diversity Requires Maturity

“If unity and diversity are perfected in the eternal church, we should be ever pursuing its perfection in the local church, as well.”

Leaders, Stop Taking Your Brains for Granted

“We can’t ignore that our brains are inescapably connected to our spiritual experiences and ministry.”

Groundhog Day: The Church Service

In the movie, Phil Connors gets stuck in a repetitive time loop. Is that how your congregation feels on Sundays?

6 Things Business Teaches Us About Evangelism

"I grieve that the marketplace shows a little more creativity and tenacity than we do in the church. It doesn’t have to be this way."