October 24, 2016

3 Ways Ministry Leaders Lose Influence on Social Media

It is estimated that 95 percent of unchurched people are online. Not only are most people online, but most people are also engaging in social networking.

In 5 Reasons I Love Online Ministry, I wrote that this era of the internet, social media, blogs and podcasting have provided tremendous missional and evangelistic opportunities. There hasn’t been a culture-shifting communication tool this powerful since the printing press.

October 17, 2016

Owning Your Gift and Your Calling

Every person from time to time should reflect on his or her gift and calling. God's work involves different people with a variety of gifts. Every one of us is called to perform our own special role with the gifts God has given each of us.

October 10, 2016


I want to ensure iTEACH Ministry does the best possible job of creating content that meets your needs and interests. That means I need to know more about you. To do that, I’ve created my 2016 Reader Survey.

October 4, 2016

How to Increase Your Influence in Ministry

"I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it would move. Nothing would be impossible."

Like the many analogies in the parables of Jesus, the mountain He spoke of represents the issues and obstacles we face in our lives. In this scripture, Jesus is letting us know that with the right tools and skills that encourage, and build confidence, we can influence the mountains in our lives.

September 27, 2016

4 Habits Jesus Used to Build Influence

Influence. The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something.

Jesus influenced three types of people:

September 20, 2016

iTMP Ep.4 There is no 'Church' Only an Ekklesia

In this episode of the iTEACH Ministry podcast, Thomas Wynn and I discuss the word ekklesia and share with you the who, what, when and why, King James knowingly and purposely had the Greek word ekklesia which means "called out ones", replaced with the English word 'church' which means a religious building. Historically these two words have two totally different meanings.

Hold on to your ear plugs, this is going to be a good one.

September 13, 2016

4 Things to Know When Leading Change

As a change agent, I learned a long time ago that the process of change isn’t easy. Leading change requires the willingness to challenge the status quo and the traditional.