5 Ways to Disciple Using The Jesus Curriculum.

Discipleship is such a crucial part of the Christian life.   Jesus called his disciples (Mark 1:16-20; 2:13-17) and we are encouraged to make disciples (Matthew 28:19-20). Is there a method that we should use?  Discipleship curriculum, video series, accountability groups, or any other model you can think of. I want the Jesus curriculum. Jesus modeled Read more about 5 Ways to Disciple Using The Jesus Curriculum.[…]

2 Lessons on Why You shouldn’t be the hero of your illustrations

How many stories should a pastor tell about himself?  As many as he wants? How many stories should a pastor tell about himself when he is the hero? Hearing a pastor share personal success stories begin to make me feel like he has never heard of the word humility and how many pieces of humble Read more about 2 Lessons on Why You shouldn’t be the hero of your illustrations[…]

7 Causes of Burnout and How to Battle It

Burnout is nature’s way of telling you, you’ve been going through the motions, your soul has departed; you’re a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administrating stimulants to an exhausted nervous system.” Sam Keen Being a dedicated leader of something can be overwhelming, stressful and draining at times. And this time Read more about 7 Causes of Burnout and How to Battle It[…]

5 Lessons about Leading Jr High Ministry

The magical years of jr high and the incredible task of trying to herd them.   Its like herding cats.  They are crazy and will wear their emotions on their sleeve with the ups and downs of jr high relationships, parental issues, and self in security problems.  Here are five keys I learned while leading Jr Read more about 5 Lessons about Leading Jr High Ministry[…]

3 keys to perseverance in Student Ministry Leadership

It seems that there is a shelf life for many pastors who are reaching out to students.  A few reasons could be they see youth ministry as an entry-level church position, they found out they don’t really like students, or third, they simply got burned out.  Ministry to students on campus and schools can be Read more about 3 keys to perseverance in Student Ministry Leadership[…]