Hone your craft

Yesterday I was involved in a conversation that surprised me. Not because of the results of the conversation, but the fact that the conversation was taking place. I’m 31. I started in my church working at a school desk in my bosses’ office at 21 years old. It was a conversation that I felt equipped to have and honestly have been working towards for more than 10 years. I didn’t think a conversation like that would ever happen. But as I sat down last night with a bit of time to think. I was … [Read more...]

Orange Conference 2018

  This April, Orange Conference is happening! It's a conference that I've attended for many years. It's been such a huge help to me in my ministry and probably much more to my personal life.   I wanted to share a few reasons why I think Orange is one of the best conferences you can attend as a church leader. 1. Exposure to New Voices Oftentimes, we get stuck listening to the same ol' voices. Now these voices have probably given life and have benefitted us, but often we need … [Read more...]

Time Management

Everyone has the same amount of time. But not everyone uses it very well. If you’ve ever felt like you could use your time in your ministry better this post is for you.   Here are a few surefire ways to begin to multiply your time: Develop others At first, this takes more time. But after a few weeks or months, people begin to not only do what they’ve been trained to do but ask and seek to do more for you. Invest in some tools Calendars are so incredibly smart now. In fact, I’ve … [Read more...]