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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3 Ways To Steward Your Summer Well

3 Ways To Steward Your Summer Well

I have never been a proponent of retreating in the summer as a church. But you have to admit that it is not the strategic time to advance so hard that your organization is on empty when everyone is heading back to church in the fall. There is a reason for National Back to Church Sunday

So how do you steward the summer well? Here are 3 ideas.

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6 Insightful Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

6 Insightful Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

If you aren’t taking advantage of podcast listening, you’re missing out and possibly falling behind. 

I love podcasts! If I’m not listening to a book at the gym, then I’m listening to a podcast. And almost all of the podcasts I listen to have been recommended to me. So I want to recommend some to you. Here are 6 podcasts I hope you’ll enjoy this summer.

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5 Secrets to Combat Wasting Time

5 Secrets to Combat Wasting Time

Last week we discussed time, our most valuable, non-replenishable resource. Specifically, we looked at five ways we waste time - most of the time, without even knowing it. 

Today, I want to offer five responses to combat the five ways we waste time. I’ll remind you of the five points from last week's post, and then I'll offer a practical response you can use today to stop wasting time and start stewarding this valuable resource well.

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