If you’ve ever thought about blogging… (The top five resources for new bloggers)

If you've ever considered trying your hand at blogging here are the "Top Five" great resources for you... Cory Miller over at ChurchCommunicationsPro has written a tremendous series called Blogging for Pastors 101. While this has tremendous value for Pastors it is valuable for anyone exploring the idea of blogging! Philip Liu over at I … Continue reading If you’ve ever thought about blogging… (The top five resources for new bloggers)

The Top Five Benefits of Blogging for Pastors

Earlier this week I wrote a post that was up on churchcommunicationspro.com. In it I discussed the top five benefits that I have discovered of blogging... particularly for pastors. Here it is... I've been blogging since November 2006. I have discovered some GREAT benefits from it... 1) It gives the church real-time, behind-the-scenes info! We … Continue reading The Top Five Benefits of Blogging for Pastors

The top five things every pastor should know about his/her church

When I first came to Northgate I was overwhelmed by how much information there was to get my mind around! I came from a church of 150 to a church of 600 so memorizing names alone was a HUGE challenge! Add to that the challenge of knowing systems, policies, schedules, strategies, etc. and it became … Continue reading The top five things every pastor should know about his/her church

The Top Five Reasons Why Leaders Fail

Last week I asked a question, "Why do leaders fail?" (see it here) After hearing from a number of you and doing some reflection of my own I suggest that the top five reasons why leaders fail are as follows... They disconnect from the people they are leading. The reality is that sometimes leaders can … Continue reading The Top Five Reasons Why Leaders Fail

Five things I would do if I were the pastor of a small church

The other day I was thinking about my experience as a small church pastor. I spent some time reflecting on what I would do differently if I were to do it over again. My top five are... 1 - I would spend more time in personal evangelism. The BEST THING A PASTOR CAN DO IS … Continue reading Five things I would do if I were the pastor of a small church