Recruiting in a Social Distance Reality Blog Post

How Do You Play Baseball Without a Bat, Ball, or Glove? In this new environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic, church planters are learning that...

No One Remembers Easy Blog Post

Lately I’ve been wondering if my wife, Gina, and I missed the segment at the ARC Conference titled “Church Startups While Social Distancing in Groups...

Healthy Things Grow Blog Post

You’ve probably heard this statement in your leadership circles. While the statement is true, hearing it may not feel helpful, especially if your church is...

When to Hire Blog Post

At many church plants today, the lead pastor starts with a full-time salary. This was not my story. I got my first (small) paycheck about...

The Art of Responding to Betrayal Blog Post

At one time or another, all of us will experience the disappointment of betrayal. We will have a leader who will walk away from the...