Preach it… With More Than Just Feeling

Preaching. Countless people have done it and are doing it. And as we all know, there isn’t just one way of doing it. When...

Are You A LEADER (who has to preach) or A PREACHER...

I want you to be brutally honest with yourself because how you answer this simple question should determine the focus of your remaining years...

It’s a Thanksgiving Life

Build a Memory of Thanksgiving Kindness When you think of the words, “kindness” and “Thanksgiving” an image of food might come to mind. Maybe your...

The Cancer of Criticism

A few years ago I came across a radio show that disturbed me. The show was all about the answers to living wisely according...

8 Ways to Finish a Ministry Job Well

Some of you may know, I’m in a season of transition again. When I got to my previous church someone on the search team...

How the Church Can Thrive in a Non-Christian World

There was a time in our history when it seemed like everyone was a Christian. Now, depending on where in America you live, it...

Unleash The Difference Makers

I spend a lot of time in churches with church leaders and their people. I gave a lot of thought to what the game...

Nobody Is Beyond Redemption

"So who on Planet Earth is the most unlikely person to ever come into a living relationship with Jesus?" This is the question I posed...

God’s Kinetic Presence

While shopping at Best Buy, I had a sense that if I were to offer to pray for a salesperson standing by me that...

How Many Churches Did the Apostle Paul Start?

Some have said that Paul only started 14 churches in his lifetime. If so that is a remarkable thing, but I tend to think...

Seek the Welfare of Your Community – PART I

But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in...

Keep It Simple

Even though we could list a dozen points about starting vital outreaches the basic idea behind Kindness Outreach is quite simple. My tendency is to jump into...

The Greatest Obstacle To Living Generously

We spend a lot of time worrying about stuff we have no control over. The economy is a GREAT example. Too many waste too...

Hard to See Something You’re Not Looking For

Life in the Kingdom is really about learning to live life continually aware of God’s presence. Every believer should practice awareness and practice noticing...