The Purpose Driven Church

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In writing The Purpose Driven Church Rick Warren has written a book that offers a glimpse into the process of what establishing and leading a church plant to success looks like. This journey is an authentic account of both the trials and tribulations that met this amazing servant of God along the way. In this […]

The Great Commission……Online and Unleashed!

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Today there is a revolution of shorts going on in the way that we present God’s message to the public. Churches like Willow Creek in Chicago and Saddleback in California ushered in many of these changes in the 90’s and we are now seeing their work become the neo-traditionalism of this generation. So in an […]

Mastering the Mission

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The development of the mission statement has become one of the founding activities from both the secular and religious community. The process has taken on the time honored role of being that sacred of all boxes that must be checked prior to seeking a Small Business Association loan or presenting to a group of church […]

Remembering Lance Cpl. Seth Sharp…..Semper Fi!

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I have been on vacation the past few days but when my mind quiets I find myself thinking about Lance Cpl. Seth Sharp.  I just can’t seem to get past some striking similarities we share.  At 18, I was young and eager to leave Bartow County and the loving but protective grasp of my parents […]

America the Free?…..Not without the ability to FAIL

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I was watching the fireworks holding my 10 month old in my arms last night and I could not help but wonder would my youngest child grow up experiencing the same kind of America that I had been so fortunate to grow up in. This country has been on a precipitous slide into socialism since […]

Questions Churches Should Be Asking

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Here are some additional questions that come out Tony Morgan’s talk: As a leader when was the last time you heard from God? What does a fully devoted Christ follower look like at your Church? What do the people NEED to KNOW? What do the people NEED to DO? Once saved are your NEXT STEPS […]

Killing Cockroaches and Church Leadership

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This week I had the opportunity to attend Tony Morgan’s Killing Cockroaches tour and hear him speak on vision and leadership.  There were so many great things that I took away from this experience and I wanted to share a few of them with you.  I have to say that I feel Tony is a […]