participating IN your ministry (and a bonus)

Another takeaway from last week’s Catalyst conference came once again from Andy Stanley. He emphasized multiple times that when it comes to a Sunday morning, he is under the authority of their Sunday Service Director. Yes, he’s the Senior Pastor at Northpoint. But on Sundays, he recognizes he’s one cog …

define your praise

Yesterday, I presented 16 examples of teaching terms that aren’t always defined, making it tricky for students to act on those important exhortations. But there’s another area that could often use more definitions – and this goes for lots of areas of Christian ministry, not simply our field. Too often …

what you do in week 2: lenses & eggs

What do we do after we’ve begun? This week, I’m discussing ways you can use early weeks of the semester to maximize your ministry’s impact. For the rationale, read the intro post; for the whole What You Do in Week Two series, click here. observe the actual first impressions WEEK …