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Cause Collectors
January 19, 2009 – 3:27 pm | Comments Off

Many of us collect things. In the past, people would often collect stamps, Pez dispensers, bells, coffee mugs, or toys from childhood. Today, many collect people through online websites like Facebook and Twitter. Some collect …

I Give Up
January 7, 2009 – 5:50 am | Comments Off

What are you ready to give up everything for your cause? Are you ready to give up all of your hopes and dreams to see this one through?
I have a cause that God has called …

Everyday Resolutions
January 6, 2009 – 5:48 am | Comments Off

There is so much focus on New Year’s Resolutions. They can be helpful and good intentioned. They may even work to help you have a better New Year if they help you to focus.
The …

New Year’s Resolutions For a Cause
January 5, 2009 – 5:47 am | Comments Off

How are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions so far? I find it interesting how many people are asked what their New Year’s Resolutions are, only to be told that so many fail after …

People Need Hope
December 17, 2008 – 5:58 am | 3 Comments

I have to confess something to you. I hope you don’t mind. It is awful. Terrible, actually.
I am a parent and I no longer listen to the Focus on the Family radio show.
I …

Volunteers Need Success Often
December 10, 2008 – 5:40 am | One Comment

I was recently reminded of a simple approach to keeping your volunteers and your staff happy: create success quickly.
Volunteers and staff have a short memory. Volunteers are busy managing work, family, and life in general. …

Two Comes After One
December 9, 2008 – 5:38 am | Comments Off

I was recently reading a book that summarized much of what I write about on this blog. I wish I had thought about it this way! Here is a paraphrase:

No one in the church should …

How to Handle Unmet Expectations in Ministry
December 8, 2008 – 5:35 am | Comments Off

I’ve recently witnessed some issues related to how people deal with unmet expectations. Dealing with situations within your ministry that don’t meet your expectations is important. In fact, I think it is really a true …

Battle or Bail?
December 3, 2008 – 5:29 am | Comments Off

Leadership is difficult. Not everything goes the way you want. We live in a world driven by sin. So, when things go wrong, do you battle or bail?

If you have a difficulty within the church, …

Designed for Good Works
December 2, 2008 – 5:21 am | 2 Comments

Why were you born now? During this time? It is easy to forget, but we were created to do good works:
“For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God …