The fact is most of our old metrics don’t work anymore. COVID-19 made a mess of everything. That doesn’t mean that metrics are useless. It just means we have to stop measuring the wrong things and start measuring the right things. Metrics will always be important. Without them we’d have no way to know if…

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In a season of massive public restrictions and closed buildings, here’s why I’m telling my coaching clients to slow down and think through three things no one is talking about before reopening their church doors. The three things are: Quality Children Singing Though we theologically know that the church is not about buildings (or dependent…

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Today I want to talk to you about something I like to call plumb lines in ministry. Perhaps you’ve built a fence or laid some masonry, and if you did, you probably had a plumb line that helped you keep everything into alignment. Well ministry plumb lines are the things that help us avoid mission…

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It’s no secret that I’m passionate about both discipleship and leadership. To provide easier access to my content and training, we’ve launched a new YouTube channel.   We’ve already uploaded a series of short videos on Raising Kids, Leading for the Long Haul, and more. I’ll obviously be adding new content on a regular basis.…

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  Everybody wants to leave a legacy. But the reality is we can’t control the impact or the length of our legacy. We’re prophets to our own generation (Acts 13:36) who serve God, play our role and are gone. That said, how we live and lead does have an impact on our endurance. Our perspective,…

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