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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

One of the best parts of the summer months is the books I can look forward to reading. Allow me to share a portion of the books that I think you might find of interest as well. Whether you read one of these books or others on your own list, allow your summer to be one for personal growth.

Learning the Basics of Ministry

Learning the Basics of Ministry

Where do you go if you are wrestling through a call to ministry? What if you are unsure but want to take concrete steps toward discovering if God may be calling you to serve in either Co-Vocational or Full-time Ministry? What if you want to be a lay minister but are unsure about how to develop your skill sets?

Why Plant Churches?

Why Plant Churches?

The 19th Annual TEBA Golf Tournament benefitting Church Planting will be held on April 29th at the River Plantation Golf Course. This is always a great time of fellowship and is open to golfers of every capability because after all, not all tournaments are created equal.

Revitalize Now

Revitalize Now

No one comes to serve in a church with the hope and dream of seeing it plateau, decline, or die.
The hope of every minister is to see the works of God occur in the life of a congregation.

Moving On

Moving On

Sometimes you just need to let some things go. This past August we moved into a different home and with the transition we had the opportunity to evaluate what we would keep and what needed to find a new home.

Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership

How are you going to develop your leadership skills in 2024? Have you thought through the areas of your ministry that need to be strengthened or brought into sharper focus? Whether we lead a committee or team at our church or serve as its pastor, we all have areas where we are expected to provide leadership. Let me offer the following acrostic as a reflection on some of the various aspects of leadership that are part of an effective ministry:

Choose Your Change

Choose Your Change

Change is part of all our lives. Some changes you make because you want to do so. Some changes you don’t get to choose, they are made for you.

5 Rules of Healthy Leadership

5 Rules of Healthy Leadership

Who taught you to be a leader? November is a month we gather with family and friends to express Thanksgiving for the many blessings of God in our lives. Why not take a moment to reflect on those who taught you about leadership and how to serve well the body of Christ, those who invested in you and showed you by example the impact of a life yielded to the Holy Spirit and transformed by the pursuit of knowing Jesus?

Love Thy Pastor

Love Thy Pastor

October is the month we remember the ministers who faithfully serve our church families. It’s a time to pause and reflect on the many ways our lives are enriched by these called men and women of God who commit their lives to our growing in Christ.