Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered. Hebrews 5:8 NLT
We’ve all grown physically since the day we were born. It’s a natural function of time just as intellectual growth is a matter of pushing our minds to learn. Spiritual
I'm thrilled to share my interview with Lance Witt of Replenish Ministries with you. Lance is the author of Replenish, a book dedicated to helping church leaders identify burnout and pursue emotional health. Burnout is a topic we talk about extensively with both clients and candidates here at Vanderbloemen, so I
Everyone reading this right now has had a time in your life where you questioned your own ability to do something?
"Do I have what it takes to be a good spouse?
"Do I have what it takes to do this job?"
"Do I have what it takes
My wife and I recently attended a nearby church on a Sunday morning. It is a good-sized church, fitting into the “megachurch” category. The service started with an uplifting time of worship through music, and people were truly experiencing God’s presence. But, then it happened!
Special Needs Ministry. What does that look like? Where do we begin? How do we incorporate that into our church? Reasonable questions church leaders are asking as the awareness and popularity of Special Needs Ministries are growing across the nation.
I am very familiar with these questions - along
Since 2004, I have given careful attention to the rising tide of gay activism, and I have watched as that activism has expanded from “gay, lesbian, and bisexual” to “gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender” and beyond.
I have documented that expansion in detail in two books, published
It’s one of the questions I’m asked most frequently in leadership circles: “Who is the greatest leader you’ve ever met?”
I’ve had the privilege of meeting some of the greatest leaders in the world—men and women who are having a profound impact on the lives of
Is it possible that your thought life is holding you back? I’ve watched hundreds of leaders succeed or fail and almost always it goes back to one thing: how much they change their thought life.
I can remember certain “ah-ha” moments when my mind envisioned something
Can you imagine what might happen if every professing Christian had the integrity to live out what they say they believe? The word integrity is related to the word integer. An integer is a whole number, not a fraction. Integrity is wholeness. It’s the opposite
The church of 150 in attendance averaged two first-time guests a week, or 100 a year. How many joined the church? Only three.
The church had no follow-up in place for guests.
The church of 225 in attendance had a high attendance day of 360, with 75