26 10, 2021

what makes a mature disciple? (part 1)

2021-10-26T13:16:02-04:00October 26, 2021|

What makes a mature disciple? Previously I wrote some thoughts about how we tend to build the church on little rocks, neglecting the big rock that Jesus intended. This leads to a lack of maturity in our relationship with Jesus. In the next few blog posts I will share some thoughts about what it is that makes a mature disciple. A Mature Disciple Loves Jesus, [...]

11 10, 2021

How Do You Deal With Failure?

2021-10-11T14:11:16-04:00October 11, 2021|

Sometimes I look back at various seasons, situations or circumstances in my life where I've missed an opportunity, dropped the ball, or just completely flunked. As a leader in a local church setting, it's uncomfortable to talk about failure, but failure is part of this game. For most of you, church is just a small part of your leadership life. You lead at work, at [...]

11 10, 2021

Healthy Leaders = Healthy Churches

2021-10-11T13:53:36-04:00October 11, 2021|

A few weeks ago I opened up about some of my own fears & insecurities in front of a group of pastors. I was originally supposed to be the one at the table with all the answers, but they quickly realized I only had questions After our time together I got a phone call from one of the more “successful” people in the room who [...]

10 10, 2021

A Tale Of Two Weddings

2021-10-11T13:41:48-04:00October 10, 2021|

I had a dream the other night and woke up with a leadership thought. In my dream, I had double booked myself for two different weddings. Both of the people getting married were very dear to me, and I truly loved both their families too. I really wanted to do both, so I said YES to both and agreed to officiate. I figured I'd [...]

9 10, 2021

Help! I’m Looking For a church in Holly Springs NC

2021-10-09T19:47:50-04:00October 9, 2021|

If you live in Holly Springs NC, and if you’ve ever left a church or felt displaced from your church after being engaged for 5-10 (or more) years, then these thoughts are for you… 1. Finding a new church home is HARD. You may have moved to holly springs NC recently and while the new job & new house is exciting, you are saddened [...]

7 10, 2021

This Sunday…

2021-10-07T14:24:08-04:00October 7, 2021|

OK…I am PUMPED about week 3 of our teaching series entitled “Doubting.” This Sunday is going to be special. IF you missed weeks 1 & 2, you can watch here. As far as this Sunday is concerned, we are going to change things up just a little.  Remember when you were growing up, and you used to have those really weird eating habits? You [...]

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