Just finished reading a great book by Larry Osborne on my Kindle. Sticky Teams: Keeping Your Leadership Team and Staff on the Same Page was one of the most practical books for church leadership that I have read. I was constantly highlighting and taking notes as I read. This is not a deep theological treatment of the roles of elders, pastors, and deacons,
Most Christian blog writers tell you how great everything is going in their churches. I want to switch things up and tell you a little about one of our struggles this year in the hope it may help some of my readers. First, I need to give a little background. I started working with teenagers in youth ministry 14 years
Cornerstone has a very active and dedicated Missions team. From serving our community to multiple trips to the Gulf Coast to help with the Katrina devastation, to multiple trips to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, our church has a true vision for showing the love of Christ to our community and world. Our church even helped build a church in Nicaragua
StudentLife is a great organization for youth workers and they have put together an informative video on current youth culture. The truth is that today’s culture is changing rapidly due to the use of internet and media. Over the last 15 years, I have seen a huge change in the youth in our small rural community. Our teenagers used to
This video is why the church must be serious about utilizing technology if they wish the reach the next generation. The world is rapidly changing and just as the printing press revolutionized the way the church shared the Gospel, the internet must shape our methods today.
This video really cracked me up. I’ve seen several people share it over the last few days, so I thought I would pass it along. Satire has a way of loosening our defenses so we can hear truth, and I think this video does a good job of that. We must be careful to check our motives and not fall
I shared the story last week in church about a conversation I overheard between my son and my nephew last year. Boys typically think that their dads can do anything, and this conversation was no exception. They were talking about all the things their dads could do when my nephew Todd shared that his dad was a chef at a