“We can’t ignore that our brains are inescapably connected to our spiritual experiences and ministry.”
In the movie, Phil Connors gets stuck in a repetitive time loop. Is that how your congregation feels on Sundays?
"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."
“Jesus was a man for others; as his disciples we live for others. Humility is living for others.”
"These are the Scriptures I lean into. I pray they refuel your leadership tank as they do mine."
"When others say your standards are too high, that's when they are just high enough."
Thom Rainer: "How you recruit ministry volunteers will make an incredible difference, for good or bad, in your church."
“Over the last 10 years I have had one church leader after another say to me: ‘Seminary didn’t train me for this.’”
Bobby Gruenewald: “We believe the best way to develop leaders is to create an environment that fosters their growth.”
"Historically, preachers have been notorious for believing professions of newfound faith from people running for office."