Published: 8 months ago

On Carrots And Sticks And When To Use Which

We’ve all used the “carrot and stick” analogy at some point or another. Whether you’re a leader in ministry or the marketplace, whether you’re a paid professional or a parent, you have likely tried to assess the right times for leading with rewards vs. …

Published: 8 months ago

Flashback Friday: You Do What You Do

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Think about the things that end up on your to do list every day: there are emails to answer, phone calls …

Published: 8 months ago

All The Productivity Is Killing Us.

This is not a news flash. If you’re even remotely clued in, you already know this to be true. For all of our productivity tips, tricks, and hacks, we are more attention-deficient than ever before. Right now on my iDevice, I have a plethora …

Published: 8 months ago

You Have To Decide Whom To Offend.

The first time guest who can’t find a parking spot, or the charter member who refuses to relinquish his long-held space. The worshipper who arrived early to stake a spot in the back, or the couple running late who – because the back seats are filled – has …

Published: 9 months ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read the entire article.)   Beyond the Mug: Connecting with Guests …

Published: 9 months ago

Get Out In Front Of It

The beginning of a new year is a natural time for us to think we’re starting with a clean slate: I’m going to eat better. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to spend more time with friends. I’m going to ______. If you’re a …

Published: 9 months ago

My Takeaways from Connections Confab

Guest post by Charity Milligan, Director of Connections at Trinity Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. The Connections Confab was a game changer for me. I’m the Director of Connections at a multi-service, multi-campus church. My focus in ministry is hospitality and connecting people to …

Published: 10 months ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read the entire article.)   On the Season of Perpetual Hope …

Published: 11 months ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read the entire article.)   Why Wise Church Leaders Don’t Say …

Published: 11 months ago

Serving…Or Simply Surviving?

What kind of mindset are you building into the volunteer culture of your church? Is your church a place where volunteers are healthy, excited, and reproducing? Or do you find that every weekend is an adventure in just getting by, hoping that Sunday runs out before …

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