How To Empower Those In Your Ministry

One of the struggles of worship pastors (and pastors, in general) that has been observed in churches is the pressure of taking on too much in ministry. In other words, we are not very good at delegating.  We struggle with empowering others to lead in areas of ministry where we have been called. The struggle... Continue Reading →

4 Steps: Create A Culture of Worship

"BUSYNESS" In the busyness of American society our need to always be doing something has become a status symbol.  The underlying consensus is that if you are busy, then you are successful. The incorrect attitude across all racial and economic backgrounds is this: "if you are not seen to be busy then you are not... Continue Reading →

A Resource book for PRAYER

PRAYER (How Praying Together Shapes The Church) by John Onwuchekwa It seems that over the past 3-4 decades or so, prayer has been lost in the life of the church. There are several contributing factors: focus is directed on being seeker-sensitive, focus is all about the music, focus has been on programs, or focus has... Continue Reading →

Worship: Christmas Style (Family Style)

The Christmas season is upon us (and has been since Target and Walmart began setting up displays in October) and we know most of our family traditions...setting up a tree the day after Thanksgiving, marking our calendar for the local community parade, attending Aunt Margaret's Christmas "dinner"--and for my family, visiting the Zoo Lights in... Continue Reading →

(How To) Have Family Worship

A few weeks ago I shared a post that I originally wrote for In the Quiver somewhere around Father’s Day that talked about Family Worship (click for original post).  And after I shared it, I began to get some very interesting and quite frankly, expected comments: -We’ve never done that [Family Worship] before. -Our kids... Continue Reading →

Car Cleaning Lessons

My wife and kids recently returned from an extended "vacation" from visiting our family, who all live out of state.  They live on the East Coast, and we live in the Heartland (Midwest).  We are separated by nearly 750 miles so you can see that it's not a little hop, skip and jump away. It... Continue Reading →

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