Top 10 Mistakes Leaders Make

I just found my notes from Hans Finzel's book - a must-read for any pastor / church leader. Just in case you're like me and already have 3-4 books going at this moment and don't really have time or energy to add another book to the list - here are the 'cliff-notes' version: (Don't miss #9 - it's my favorite!)

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…Because It’s Not Just a Lesson

I recently accepted the opportunity to teach the adult Sunday School class at Fishers Baptist Church, and today was my first class as the teacher. I was grateful to be asked! Sunday School presents unique opportunities for a more interactive style of communication, and for building community, that can sometimes go underutilized. I thought I'd share with you some of the ways I'm being intentional with this opportunity...

Let Us Praise

Life is full of praise... Parents praising children, Grandparents praising grandchildren, Men praising automobiles, Women praising outfits and meals, a painter’s masterpiece, a conductor’s symphony, a chef’s meal, an architect’s building... Praise is a release of inner joy and excitement (Psalm 39:1-3).

– proofreaders save lives –

The note simply said: "Let's eat Grandma!" It was meant to say: "Let's eat, Grandma!" ...Proofreaders save lives! Sometimes, as preachers and teachers, we know what we want to say, but we're not the best communicators - especially when we write!  We cannot be flippant about the gospel message, for it is the most important … Continue reading – proofreaders save lives –