Advent is a time to remember what happened to prepare for Jesus’ arrival. It also is the gateway to the pastoral pressure cooker of December. … More December Survival Guide for Pastors
Active listening is beneficial in any relationship. It can be even more powerful between Christians. … More The Leadership Gift of Listening
I’m especially moved to share my gratitude this year because of the feedback I received on my weekly Saturday post. … More Thank You for Participating in KW360
If public libraries are renewing themselves in the digital age, maybe churches should take a page from these civic institutions. … More Should Churches take a Page from Public Libraries?
To prepare churches for the challenges of pastoral searches, I recently introduced a fictitious congregation named “St. Barnabas Lutheran Church.” Readers provided a good deal of affirmation for the post, but they also wanted to know how to improve the call process. … More Improving Pastoral Searches
Every Saturday we take a moment to stare over the horizon, then glance back over our shoulders. The post always includes links to compelling content from other leaders. … More Looking Forward, Glancing Back
The “Relaunch Model” is the most challenging iconic model for churches starting churches. If your new church start has lost momentum, or your church is at-risk for closing, consider this model. … More The Most Challenging Model for Churches Starting Churches