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  So, you’re planning a mission trip? That’s an amazing opportunity for you and your congregation. Working hard to help others is a road everyone should take. However, these things take money. While it’s always a worthwhile cause, it can be difficult to get together all the monies needed to take the trip. If you’re
My lament:   Waiting. No one likes waiting. Maybe least of all me. I’ve waited for my entire life to see your Church reflect your heart to see men and women lead your people. Equally. With skillful hands and integrity of heart .  I’ve waited for your Church to wake up and get it
  Donation letters don’t work anymore. So, what should we do? How do you connect with people and give them opportunities to support your youth ministry?   Anyone who works in their church’s youth ministry knows how hard it can be to raise the funds you need to manage a growing and active group. Unfortunately,
  Seekers often come to church with the expectation that they’ll find their spiritual home. Nevertheless, they need reassurance. Unfortunately, Christians who have been raised in the faith since childhood often assume that everyone knows everything there is to know about their religion. Taking a step back and looking at it with fresh eyes from
  It is not easy to be in full-time ministry as a single woman.   The problem is that the church perpetuates marriage as the pinnacle of spiritual maturity. They also assume that all leadership should come with a wedding ring. Why? Why does the church force many into marriage? Most fear that singles will
  Saint. Spiritual Leader. Gifted Preacher. Man/Women of Holiness.   These are some of the words that paint the image of an ideal pastor in evangelical circles, but what if I told you the Church has made a grave mistake – a mistake in overlooking the deep-rooted pain and untold secrets of their pastor. What
  Welcome to the new kids on the block. Millennials are still experiencing a strong schism within the workplace and fighting their way to the table, but Generation Z is making its way to the interview. This year marks the first year that Generation Z will vote, enter into the workforce, and contribute their voice
  The aroma of organic coffee beans, fresh hair gel, and musky cologne waft through the air and beckon me to step into the modern amphitheater.   The lights grow dim and the crowds push forward, yet the volunteers stand their ground like sentinels at their post – no one blinks and no one moves.
  So, you think you’re a good leader?   At least that’s how the saying goes. It’s a saying that was always unsettling to me when coming from leadership, but I never really thought about challenging it before.   There’s no I in a team.   Actually, for a long time, I thought it was just my
  If you were to take a survey of our generation and ask the question “What is the biggest social struggle?” One response would be comparison.   Sure, comparison isn’t something new. Comparison is something that has been around since the beginning of time. But the issue with comparison is that often times it will