The Basics of Discipleship Culture
Every pastor believes that discipleship is important. Most of us have memorized the great commission. All of us have made the..
A Great Executive Pastor Allows You To 'Do You'
So you’ve hired an executive pastor and it’s going great. He is building systems, managing people, and generally making things..
Every pastor needs another puzzle piece
Lead Pastors aren’t good at everything. Well, most of us anyway. Even if we want to pretend we are, those around us know better...
Every pastor needs a partner and friend
This is part three of a series of blogs about what I’m learning since becoming an Executive Pastor. This week, I’m arguing that..
Every leader needs someone who can make an idea into reality.
I have spent the last 20 years of ministry as a Lead Pastor. Recently I took an Executive Pastor role helping a friend re-plant..
I was a senior pastor for 20 years and now I'm an executive pastor. Here's what I'm learning.
In August of 2004, I planted Praxis Church in Tempe, Arizona with a small group of friends and family. More or less since that..
Giving Thanks When You Don't Feel Thankful
I am not a thankful person, and I know exactly why. First, I am an extremely future oriented person. I am constantly thinking..
60% is the new 100%
40%. That’s the number I keep hearing from pastors around the country. “We are down 40% in attendance.” Even as COVID declines..
How to Lead a Team of Two to Five
So, you have a team. What do you do now? How do you get started leading your team? How can you lead your team to success? Follow..