Archives For Leadership

encouraging leadership in small groups, churches, Bible studies, and Sunday school classes

4 Ways to Reignite the Wonder of God In Your Life & Ministry

As passionate followers of Christ committed to serving others, we must be intentional about nurturing a sense of wonder in our lives and discovering God as “Wonderful” each and every day. That's why I couldn't be more thrilled that to be part of Catalyst whose theme is Awaken to Wonder.

The Gospels ground us in the truth that those who encountered Jesus were left in wild amazement. Those who encountered Christ were awestruck by His teachings, healings, and mind-bending miracles.

Words like “awe,” “wonder,” and “marvel” followed Him almost everywhere He went (particularly in the Gospel of Luke).

If you’ve misplaced your sense of marvel somewhere along the way, or perhaps you just want to nurture an even greater sense of awe, here are four ways to begin living wonderstruck as a leader: Continue Reading...

What is the greatest example of love?  Take a look...

Jesus said:

"Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends" (John 15:13).

Thousands upon thousands of our troops are ready to lay down their lives. What a privilege to honor and celebrate the heroes who have already sacrificed their lives for us this Memorial Day. Continue Reading...

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Even after speaking to audiences of more than a decade to audiences of 10,000 and more, I’m still a passionate student committed to learning how to become a better communicator every chance I get.

Here are 3 tips I wish someone had told me before I ever stepped on stage:

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Bible Study

Every small group has a different DNA made up of interests, needs, desires, passions, and perspectives. Selecting a curriculum is not as easy as slipping on a one-size-fits-all t-shirt. In fact, choosing a Bible study can be the most difficult part when launching any small group.

Here are 5 steps to take when it comes to selecting a Bible study curriculum for your small group or Bible study: Continue Reading...

For the last few weeks, a single phrase rings through my core:

Don’t Miss Your Moment

I sensed it when I held my precious five-week-old twin nephews this summer.

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