Holy Week will soon be upon us and churches will gear up for the big crowd and look forward to setting a higher attendance record than Easter ’11. With all of the preparations, I find myself wondering if Easter really is the most important Sunday of the year. I’m deeply challenged to present the Gospel […]Read more "The Most Powerful Sermon"
Strategic planning, mission statements, career paths, growth goals, financial projections, blueprints and vision casting, ministry maps, all of these are important steps to accomplishing a task, but none of these actually accomplish anything. I love taking the time to plan and strategize, but too often leaders (especially in the church), make the mistake of confusing […]Read more "It’s All About Execution"
The most important question in life is not, “Does God love me?” God has already answered this question vividly and clearly through His son, Jesus Christ! “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 I’ve been preparing a message “Faith or Works” […]Read more "Love Is A Verb"