The Language of Bad Leadership: 3 Phrases to Avoid

A few years ago I attended a meeting being led by two people who served in a leadership role within our church. There were about ten of us sitting around a table and I thought our meeting was going to be focused on strategic planning and a chance for us all to kind of...

Thoughts on Leaving Your Church…

Jason Isaacs has written a very interesting post on “How to tell your pastor you’re leaving the church.” Wow, some very transparent and honest thoughts. He has four words of advice: Don’t say, “It’s not personal.” Instead say, “I know this is going...

Battling Loneliness is Evidence of the Holy Spirit!

Awhile back I did a series called “Peace in the Valley.” I took texts that addressed doubt, failure, disappointment, and loneliness in order to provide some “pastoral care” through the messages to people who I may not have a chance to meet with...