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..
Stop Hiring These People
Stop hiring people who tell you what they are GOING to do but cannot show you what they have ALREADY done. Every potential team..
A Better Plan for Team Communication
Good Team Communication is essential for a healthy team. Most of us rely heavily on email to communicate with team members. The..
How to Grow as a Leader
Our last blog post made the bold claim that the #1 contributing factor for church growth is the growth of the Lead Pastor. I will..