Last night at our Sunday evening service, our senior pastor/ministry coach said this:"I am realizing that most of what I was taught in seminary were simply ways to manipulate and control others. It had very little to do with servanthood. I was … [Continue reading] about Leadership Training?
During the course of a meeting I had last Sunday, we were talking about making some changes in how we structure our youth ministry. We are trying to find ways to incorporate more youth into leadership and ownership of the ministry. Someone brought up … [Continue reading] about “Getting Fed” vs. Learning as you Lead
This past weekend we had a conference focused on overcoming the habits that keep us enslaved to sin and darkness, the stuff that keeps us in our own orbit, revolving around ourselves in tighter and tighter circles until we consume ourselves. There … [Continue reading] about Intimacy and Involvement
Just a few links to some stuff I've been reading lately. First we have Steve Taylor talking about why the missional church leaves him cold. It has to do with how many "oughts" there are in it. I always give his words quite a bit of weight, … [Continue reading] about A few links
At Heartland, we call the people on the leadership team Ministry Coaches, based on Ephesians 4:12, which says that our job as leaders is to equip the saints for the work of ministry, not to try to do it all ourselves, or to try to get the "lay … [Continue reading] about Leaders as Coaches