28 10, 2021

What makes a mature disciple? (Part 3)

2021-10-28T22:32:27-04:00October 28, 2021|

A Maturing Disciple Is Established In God’s Word. A mature disciple allows Gods word to train their thinking, inform their habits, & completely shape their life. He Reads His Bible She examines the scriptures. It’s amazing how many people want to hear God’s voice, but never read God’s word. We can never become more like Jesus if we don’t understand WHO He is. And we [...]

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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