Church Leaders

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Below are some of my favorite resources and ideas for pastors and church leaders. I hope you find them helpful! And if you need, feel free to comment or contact me.

Archive Of Church Resource Blog Posts

People are worth the mess

People are worth the mess

My wife and son have been visiting family out of state for the past week, and life has been much… simpler.

It was weird. That first day coming home after being out of the house all day. It was exactly the way I left it.

No toys out. No dishes to do. No clothes to put away. Nothing to clean because… It had been empty all day.

I had forgotten how simple life was by yourself. I immediately reverted back to my college days when I would have one plate, one bowl, one fork, one spoon, one knife, and one glass.

In many ways it was not only simpler, but easier.

But oh how I missed my family.

Desire to have proven character

Desire to have proven character

What do we value as a culture? By looking around its easy to see, we tend to glorify a life of beauty, talent, humor, creativity, etc. These things are all good, and even given by God to be enjoyed.

But what does God value?

How to setup and utilize your church Facebook page

How to setup and utilize your church Facebook page

Social media is all the rage right now. Everyone is promoting themselves as an expert and there’s constant talk on how people are leaving one platform for another, what millennials are using, etc....

Is old content hurting your church website?

Is old content hurting your church website?

Although this seems like it should be obvious, having old content on your website is far too common, and can be very damaging. What is considered "old"? When I say old content, I’m referring to past...

Leading others in spiritual disciplines

Leading others in spiritual disciplines

The call to being a ministry leader has many facets and "job descriptions,” but the primary one by far is to lead people into a deeper relationship with Jesus in every aspect of life, which includes...

Ministry for the long haul

Ministry for the long haul

To minister to someone literally means to “attend to the needs of [a person]”. It’s not an office held by the few, but rather a call for Christian’s everywhere to serve and love as Jesus has loved...

How to lead the church wisely

How to lead the church wisely

I’ve written before about five ways we can walk in wisdom, but there’s a larger and more general approach leading wisely that we should act on. Whether you’re a pastor, or lay-ministry leader, or in...

Why your church needs a mobile friendly website

Why your church needs a mobile friendly website

One of the most prevalent online offenses of churches today is not having mobile friendly websites. But before getting into 4 major benefits of having a mobile friendly website, here are... 5...

Using templates in ministry

Using templates in ministry

Out of the many ways you can save time, templates is one of the best. They can be huge timesavers in almost any situation, so here are four ideas for you. Forms The most classic of templates are...

Six reasons to hire out your church website

Six reasons to hire out your church website

I believe that there’s a time and a place for doing things “in house.” Sometimes is a money reason, while other times it’s a quality control issue and wanting to make sure that it’s done...

Google Drive for document collaboration

Google Drive for document collaboration

One of the many benefits of today’s technology is being able to a central location for the files you need to collaborate on. It’s no longer easy to just share files back and forth, but to have...

Keeping a team mentality

Keeping a team mentality

"None of us are as smart as all of us.” -Pastor Daniel Williams The reality is that we, as individuals can accomplish a lot on our own… But we’ll never be able to accomplish alone what can only be...

Prayer and fasting in Christian ministry

Prayer and fasting in Christian ministry

Easter is three days away. How have you prepared? Have you organized the service, coordinated the volunteers, made a landing page for your website, advertised in your local community, encouraged...

Five guidelines for guest followup

Five guidelines for guest followup

Easter is almost here! It’s a wonderful celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection. It’s one of the most attended days of the year for churches. But how do you plan on following up with all of the...

Why you shouldn’t plan a special Easter service

Why you shouldn’t plan a special Easter service

Easter is one of the church’s biggest holidays. Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus on Easter is definitely a special Sunday service, so how do you go about planning what to do? Some of the things...

7 ways to advertise your Easter service

7 ways to advertise your Easter service

Easter is one of the few days a year where non-Christians will often go to a church service. Whether because of family or their own feeling of obligation, church services tend to be much larger on...

Utilizing Dropbox in the ministry

Utilizing Dropbox in the ministry

One of the apps I recently encouraged pastors to use in my post “the apps of a pastor” was Dropbox. If you’ve never used Dropbox before, you should definitely sign up for an account on their...

The apps of a pastor

The apps of a pastor

Most pastors wear many hats. The variety of things we juggle from event cordinating, counseling, visual designing, general business organizing (such as insurance, finances, etc), sermon preparation,...

My top typing tip for pastors

My top typing tip for pastors

You, like most pastors, probably type a couple thousand words a day. We can’t get away from the work of typing, but there are resources available to you that make it go faster and easier. This is...

Prepare your church website for Easter

Prepare your church website for Easter

Christmas and Easter are the two biggest church holidays. And rightfully so! Jesus’ birth, death and resurrection are critical to what we believe, but do we make the best use of our outreach efforts...

3 reasons why your church website is important

3 reasons why your church website is important

We all know that having a website is important. But HOW important your church website? Next week, I want to give some ideas on how you can afford a great church website, but first, let me help you...

Our mission is set

Our mission is set

The Christmas story is about Jesus being born.God becoming a man.God reaching down to earth in the person of Jesus.Immanuel, God with us. But the story doesn’t end there. Jesus' Mission "As You [the...

Planning your church website

Planning your church website

Before starting your new church website, you need to have a plan. "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail” (or at least plan to spend unnecessary time and money) (tweet this) Two things that need to...

My Top 5 Non Profit Resources for Churches

My Top 5 Non Profit Resources for Churches

There are so many reasons why churches should take the time to register as a 501c(3). The tax exemption alone is awesome, but there are so many organizations that will give away FREE and discounted...

Pastor: 3 Ways to Walk in Innocence

Pastor: 3 Ways to Walk in Innocence

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” - Jesus So often those who are innocent, aren’t very effective, and those who learn the...

Pastor: 5 Ways You Can Walk In Wisdom

Pastor: 5 Ways You Can Walk In Wisdom

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” - Jesus Wisdom is appropriately applying truth to a situation. It is knowing what to do...

The Best Website Option for Churches

The Best Website Option for Churches

To state it bluntly: I believe that the best website building platform for churches is Squarespace. However, before I get into the why, I do want to clarify two things: 1. I am not getting paid in...

We are not the Savior of the world

We are not the Savior of the world

We are not the Savior of the world. Although it’s an obvious statement, it’s still a relief to say, because we are naturally bent towards trying to be our own or others' "saviors”. So as a wonderful...

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