The Resistance To Raising Money

The Resistance To Raising Money

There is something that comes with leading and pastoring that we tend to believe is only at the front end of ministry but is, in fact, a part of our entire ministry: fundraising. 

Well my friend, Jon Peacock, who I lead alongside of at Mission Church is the best fundraiser I know. This week I want to share some things his insight about our resistance to raising money. Enjoy!

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5 Problems With Your Church's Vision

5 Problems With Your Church's Vision

When it comes to the conversation about vision, there is no shortage of content on the matter; especially within the Church. If I were asked to define vision, I would say that vision is not a plan we dreamed up. It’s not a dream we have planned out. It’s a dream we are planning for!

There are many oppositions to the visions of our church. We need to be actively removing the barriers to vision achievement that are within our control. Here are 5 problems you may be having with your church’s vision.

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5 Assumptions I Make About Baby Boomers In My Church

5 Assumptions I Make About Baby Boomers In My Church

As Pastors and church leaders, we can be guilty of making assumptions about people and people groups. In this age of the American church, most of our assumptions have been pointed at the Baby Boomers... or, as we tend to call them, the old people.

Until you challenge your assumptions, the Baby Boomers won’t fit very well. Here are 5 new assumptions I am making about the Baby Boomers of my church.

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5 Factors For Next Year's Fiscal Budget

5 Factors For Next Year's Fiscal Budget

It’s that season when your fiscal year is coming to a close, and the budget process is resetting for next year. The good news is that as the years go by, budgets become more predictable and easy to reset. The bad news is we can get into a budgeting rut, and miss opportunities to steward our budgets for mission and vision achievement. Here are 5 factors to consider during this year’s budgeting process.

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3 Ways To Lead Your Pastor's Kids Toward Jesus

3 Ways To Lead Your Pastor's Kids Toward Jesus

On the heels of Father’s Day, I’m mindful of my kids and the fact that they are Pastor's Kids! All they've known is church planting and full-time ministry. 

There are a lot of incredible things that come with this. For instance, if the saying “It takes a village…” is true - well, I have one! And at the same time, there are things that come with being a Pastor’s Kid that we must be aware of. Here are 3 ways to lead your Pastor’s Kids toward Jesus. 

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3 Leadership Lessons From My 3 Kids

3 Leadership Lessons From My 3 Kids

As Father’s Day approaches once again, I’m reminded of all of the leadership involved in fatherhood and all that fatherhood teaches me about leadership. As children grow, so should your leadership. 

I have 3 kids who continuously stretch me as a father and as a leader. Here are 3 things my children are teaching me about leadership.

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