Litany of Lament for those grieving the mass shooting in Dayton. OH. … More Litany of Lament for Dayton
Privileged to serve for Pastor Mark Hanchett today at St. John – Akron. May our Lord continue Mark’s healing.
The Ohio District has gone to part-time Regional Facilitators to assist churches in engaging in God’s mission. Here’s why. … More The Solution to “Replacing Myself”
After serving for four months, my biggest surprise as District President also surprises many of our professional church workers and lay leaders … More The Biggest Surprise So Far…
Church leaders underestimate the challenge of embracing people with little or no background in churches. Consider the following the prepare your congregation. … More Preparing to Embrace the “Never Churched”
It is dangerous to assume that, because an offense is committed in a church, everyone knows how to apologize. Powerful apologies are an art learned through instruction and experience. … More The Art of Apologizing
While I acknowledge the serious challenges facing congregations, I still am hopeful for the future of churches. Here’s why. … More Looking for Hope