Leadership and vision

Leadership is a tough gig even at the best of times. And as Terry Storch of Fellowship Church points out on his blog, one of the toughest things is keeping yourself and your ministry on track. Vision is key for leadership, but often we can get distracted from the vision…

Speaker resource

My general philosophy on speakers to develop our own in-house. (Goes back to that deal on equipping people.) One of the hardest parts of that is knowing who actually is feeling called to speaking. I’ve had people coming to talk to be lately about this, so I’m kind of set…

Retreat centers

OK, my last post mentioned I was off leading a retreat for the women in my church. For the last four years, we’ve gone out to Sky Ranch for our retreat and I highly recommend them if you’re in the north Texas area and looking for a place to go….

Worship solution for small groups

Been out of the writing business for a couple of weeks getting ready for our annual retreat, at which I was speaking this year. Just want to quickly mention if you are need great worship music, you might consider the IWorship series of DVDs. We’ve taken them on our retreat…

Defining the boundaries

I’m on the mailing list for Right to the Heart ministries, which occasionally has some useful thoughts and materials for me to ponder. I received an email from them today promoting various books to consider adding to one’s personal or ministry library. Looking through the list, I was struck by…