Small Group Leadership Quick Tip: Take Two Minutes

The following is part of the on the go training that I’ve begun to give our adult leaders in our youth ministry. The principles should be transferrable to other youth ministries with small group programs. You’re Busy Life is busy. And as adults it seems that like continues to get busier as time goes by. […]

Three Thoughts From A Rookie Youth Pastor About Learning From Others

Over the span of my life, one of the things I am most thankful for are those men from whom I have been able to learn about life. In high school, it was my father and my youth pastor. These men taught me what it meant to work hard and to pursue God with passion. […]

Notes from the Conference: Ed Stetzer at Dream 2011 (Tuesday)

On Tuesday, Ed Stetzer spoke to pastors and staff of churches in Every Nation. His message was entitled, Churches in North America: The Present, The Future, and Our Response. Below are my notes. Some Opening Caveats Don’t believe all the (negative) hype about the decline of Christianity in N.A. Oftentimes these are hyperbolic statements intended […]

Notes from the Conference: Steve Murrell at Dream 2011

On Tuesday morning, Steve Murrell gave a very brief exhortation regarding leadership. The basis of his message was Philippians 2:3: Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. (Phil. 2:3, ESV) What do you do when you meet someone who is better than you? Hopefully, you listen and […]