Senior leader departures always cause these three suprising things

leadership change Over my twenty years of non-profit and ministry experience I have never seen such a large number of senior leaders departing from churches. The main cause is often cited as COVID-19. It's a major contributing factor. Senior leaders have worked incredibly hard over the last fifteen months to adapt to the biggest change … Continue reading Senior leader departures always cause these three suprising things

Christ Over All – Thanksgiving

These are my sermon notes for August 1, 2021. This is the first sermon in a series on the letter to the Colossians, Christ Over All. Colossians: Christ Over All Thanksgiving for the Colossians Colossians 1:1-8 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy … Continue reading Christ Over All – Thanksgiving

Should pastors stay neutral on the vaccine?

CNN reports that the founding pastor of Hillsong Church maintains that whether or not to receive a COVID vaccine is a personal choice to be made in consultation with healthcare providers. This comes in the context of a church member (who was only 30) dying from COVID-related pneumonia. Read the article here. I'm not entirely … Continue reading Should pastors stay neutral on the vaccine?

The Beauty of Parliamentary Procedure

Parliamentary procedure often gets a bad rap. For most people it's a boring set of rules that govern meetings that no one wants to be at in the first place. I first came across parliamentary procedure while in High School. I was a delegate to Nevada Boys State, and we learned about a thing called … Continue reading The Beauty of Parliamentary Procedure