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Church Perspective Tag

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Catalyst 2009 Here I Come!

I've been going to Church conferences for years and I have the privilege to speak at many of them. I'm always amazed at the people I meet. Genuinely interesting folk who love the Lord and want to be around other believers. For a few years, I've heard a lot of great things about...

Step 1 to Church Failure: Easy to Fall Into

Hubris: noun; excessive pride or self-confidence. Proverbs 16:18 says that, “pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.” Perhaps this biblical admonition should make step one obvious. According to Jim Collins, when he analyzed the failing businesses in his study, they all started with Hubris bred by success. I believe...

The 5 Steps to a Failing Church

I have the privilege of traveling around the United States and Canada as I speak at Church conferences and meet with Pastors. I visit with them and hear about various programs and leadership issues. In the last year, it seems like the stories of success have been outweighed by stories of dismal...

3 Ways to Keep Visitors Happy

We moved to North Carolina from Atlantic Canada almost 9 years ago. It seems so long ago, yet when I think about the doubts and excitement we had at the time, it seems like only a few months ago. Living near the halfway point between our former Canadian home and the winter warmth...

Pastor Wins Best Supporting Actor Award

Did you get to watch the Academy Awards this year? Being a people-watcher, I like tuning in to see who’s there and to see what movies I haven’t watched (but should when they hit my Apple TV for downloads). This year, Slum Dog Millionaire was the big winner, but Heath Ledger’s (Dark Knight)...

Did your Heart twitter Last Week?

3 ways a Pastor needs to connect. It seemed like every radio station I tuned into this past week had “social” experts bantering with the radio jockeys, imparting their wisdom on how to better connect with your spouse or your “significant other”. Valentine’s Day seems to highlight the fact we do a poor...