Church, Church Planting, Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

We Need More Lydias in Church Planting

Our current culture has manifested a heightened awareness of diversity and gender issues which gives the church an opportunity to demonstrate and model clear and sacred responses amid the clashing secular voices.  One area where the church’s beauty is displayed is in God’s design for men and women to be partnered in ministry to advance… Continue reading We Need More Lydias in Church Planting

Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

Expand Measurements of Success in Ministry

There is always a tension between the natural unfettered growth within ministry and demonstrating progress and success for accountability purposes as you strive for excellence.  The typical measurements of “success” have been centered around numbers - how many conversions, how many baptisms, how many churches planted, etc.  Though those are all very good aspects of growth,… Continue reading Expand Measurements of Success in Ministry