March 15, 2017

Why You Should Rethink What You Believe Discipleship Is

According to the latest Barna Group studyChristians don't do discipleship very well.

The dramatic decline in discipleship today, I believe, is because of what many have been taught and believe discipleship is.

March 6, 2017

Why You Should Say Yes When Asked if You've Been Called to Ministry

As I was ministering to a high achieving entrepreneur who understands what ministry is, it occurred to me that many people do not, including ministry leaders.

February 27, 2017

What to Do When Ministry Leaders Resist the Change They Ask You to Implement

Ministries are filled with individuals who are tasked to implement change, only to be hindered by the very same leader who tasked them to do the job. 

I experienced this once, a few years ago. Maybe you've experienced this yourself.

February 17, 2017

The Attributes and Components for Discerning your Calling

The one thing I’ve learned over time is that as you move forward in doing that one big thing that you are passionate about, you will discover what you are really called to be and do.

February 8, 2017

4 Reasons Why Your Changes Failed

In the past year, I've been blogging about change. In my blog post 4 Things to Know When Leading Change, I wrote that as a leader, you have to be willing to fail.

January 30, 2017

Ministry Leaders Who Seek Change Fear These 3 Things

For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 

In 2 Timothy, 1:6-7, Paul wrote to Timothy in response to the people's opposition to his gospel message. His message was designed to bring about change in the character and in the lives of the people. Timothy's message was meant to bring about change in who they served, and even how they served Him.

January 23, 2017

Is President Trump Christianity's Modern Day Constantine?

Do Christian Leaders see President Donald J. Trump as the new Constantine of our time? 

Being a student of history, I can spot certain similarities between history and current trends, events, actions and people. 2016 has certainly been full of all these.

January 16, 2017

2 Effective Tools Jesus Used To Influence Change

Jesus was a change agent. And like every change agent, His methods to influence change were and are unique.

January 8, 2017

Kim Burrell's BIG Mistake Was Not What You Think

This blog post is not intended to debate whether or not what Kim Burrell said was right or wrong. As the scripture says, “Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.” Romans 14:5 However, I will say that she is another example of a ministry leader who has not paid attention to the technological and cultural shifts of our time.