Church Planting, Leadership

Developing Leaders for Church Planting and Beyond

You have heard of “ABC: Always Be Closing,” but in ministry it needs to be “ABD: Always Be Developing leaders (which includes recruiting leaders).” While recruiting people for your church plant you should consider reaching people far from Christ, finding people who need a church to grow in their faith, but you also have to have other gathers who can…

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Spiritual Life

The Case for the Wilderness

We should be careful not to ask God to take us out of somewhere He has led us into for His purposes. The wilderness seasons of life can cause us to feel alone and overlooked. These are not times when God had forgotten us but are when He has isolated from other things so we can focus on him.

Spiritual Life

The Case for Uncommon Leadership

Wannabe Leadership Do you ever notice how the more people “try” to be unique or different from the group, the more they look like everyone else doing the same thing? When I was in High School, we called that person a “wannabe” or a “try-hard.” They were trying so hard to stand out they end up standing out in the…

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