Questions Before the Holidays (Even Though It’s September!)
05 September 2014
Some of you may have read the title of this piece and said to yourself, “Holidays?! It’s only September! We have plenty of time before we start having to deal with the holidays!” On the one hand, yes, you’re right! Thanksgiving is a few months..
Getting Ready for the School Year
07 August 2014
Here we go again! The new school year is just around the corner, and with it comes the cyclical shift from summer to fall programming. No doubt you’re already laying the groundwork for fall meetings and finalizing those calendars to get in parent’s hands. You’re..
Warning Signs That You May Be Taking Your Spouse For Granted
24 July 2014
This happens more often than not in ministry and we can justify it by claiming we are doing “God’s work” or “Kingdom work.” But too often those we love most sit home while we “run the race set before us.” Christians are divorcing at a..
Student Ministry and Divorce: The Numbers You’ve Heard Wrong
12 July 2014
” ‘Christians divorce at roughly the same rate as the world!’ It’s one of the most quoted stats by Christian leaders today. And it’s perhaps one of the most inaccurate.” - Glenn Stanton Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard a pastor, youth pastor, Sunday..
11 July 2014
It’s summer—the time of year when most of us ministry workaholics finally take a vacation. And while vacations are supposed to be times of relaxation, rest, and rejuvenation, they can often become just the opposite. Especially if you have kids! During our nine years of..