The God of My Neighborhood

We want to change the world! We want our church to reach this whole community! God is the God of this city! [The crowd raises to its feet and cheers as the band begins to play…] These are guaranteed anthems to bring a church to its feet. But I’m left wondering if our ecclesiology is…… Continue reading The God of My Neighborhood

5 Ways to Encourage Your Church Staff

One thing I learned when I was on church staff– rarely does a person really want what they are presenting what they want. In other words, when a parent wants to come in and talk with you about some ideas for the summer youth group schedule, that’s only the presenting issue. I know that with…… Continue reading 5 Ways to Encourage Your Church Staff