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September 23, 2019

The Secret to Reaching a Post-Christian Culture

September 23, 2019

I’ve been reflecting on how divided our culture is right now. We can’t even talk about our differences in a civil manner…think about politics. I haven’t seen a polite disagreement in the political sphere in what feels like years. We vilify those who disagree with us and only engage with the opposite viewpoint through snide […]

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September 16, 2019

How To Stay Spiritually Healthy This Ministry Season

September 16, 2019

Good grief this fall is busy! Is anyone else tired? And, we’re barely into the ministry season. Maybe it’s the combination of ministry and leadership plus all that’s going on with my kids getting older, playing more sports and being involved with more at school, but this season feels a little crazy to me. Earlier […]

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September 12, 2019

Will Your Church be a Thing in 40 Years?

September 12, 2019

This year, my church is celebrating a 40-year anniversary. It’s been 40 years since we moved into our first building. For the record, it was a house…but it still counts. It’s fun to think about where we’ve been and it’s encouraging to remember all that God has done in and through our church in the […]

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September 5, 2019

How to Speak the Right Words at the Right Time In Your Ministry

September 5, 2019

Strategy matters. Vision is critical. Structures and systems are vital. These are all important aspects of organizational leadership. But, they are trumped by what leaders actually say. Words matter. Lately I’ve been studying the book of Proverbs and thinking about the impact of words on our lives and organizations. I’m realizing that there have been […]

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August 29, 2019

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Small Group Ministry

August 29, 2019

I’m a big fan of circles. I’ve just seen, over and over again, that people who invest in a small group experience growth. There is something powerful that happens when a handful of Jesus followers journey together for a season. So, as we talk about how to breathe life into your small group ministry, this […]

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August 22, 2019

6 Ways to Invest in Marriages in Your Church

August 22, 2019

There’s something that keeps coming up in my church. I keep hearing, from many different sources, that marriages are in trouble all over the place. We hear it from our men’s ministry and our women’s ministry. We run into it in family ministry. Prayer requests are often about failing marriages. It’s becoming increasingly clear to […]

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August 20, 2019

Fall Launch 2019

August 20, 2019

Gearing Up For Your Fall Launch Fall is quickly approaching and we know that you have a lot on your mind and many things to get done this season! We want to do our part in helping make your life simple. This special blog is specifically geared toward everything that you’ll need to make your […]

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August 14, 2019

How and Why to Do Performance Reviews with Your Church Staff

August 14, 2019

I know, I know…performance reviews have sort of a bad rap. Most people don’t love giving or receiving anything close to negative feedback. Here’s the thing: If you’re not regularly and systematically evaluating the job performance of your staff, you are doing them and your church a major disservice! Here’s why: Without feedback—positive and negative, […]

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August 8, 2019

7 Ways You are Holding Your Church Team Back from Their Potential

August 8, 2019

Ever have one of those moments when you realize you are the problem? You thought it was someone or something else and then your eyes are opened and you realize you are the one holding people back? I definitely have. And yes, that’s what this post is all about. I’m hoping to help us identify […]

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August 6, 2019

August 2019 Updates

August 6, 2019

Breeze Product Updates Keeping you informed of product updates and enhancements. Highlights include: 1. Campaign Management Redesign, 2. Mailchimp Integration, and 3. The Genersoity Podcast. Campaign Management Redesign Our pledge campaign builder has been redesigned! This should help make the process as smooth and effortless as possible! You are now able to set default start […]

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