Either Distinct or Extinct

“A popular megachurch is starting a new location near us. That church is so big and has so many resources. How are we supposed to survive, much less grow? Sheesh! You can’t win for losing!” It’s a natural human response Continue Reading

7 Life-Giving Statements Everyone Needs to Hear

Words are powerful. As leaders, the words we use make a difference. A huge difference. In my post about life-giving statements Jesus made , I shared some things Jesus said, which can encourage us today. As we seek to be Continue Reading

The Two Threads of Church Plant Leadership

The number one requirement for a successful church plant is a certain quality of leadership. This leadership, in my mind, has two primary threads: what I call “the mojo” to start a church—that is the gifts, temperament, and spiritual entrepreneurial Continue Reading