Leadership Wisdom from Winning on The Price is Right

It was the thrill of the year to hear the announcer say, “The first contestant on The Price is Right is Mary Jane Show-grin”...
meadow gates

The Tragedy of Half Conversations

How many times have you had a conversation that unintentionally went sideways? The chances are that when one of those happens, you feel sorry...
Carrie Fisher

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher and Prozac

She knew something was off kilter when she woke up a night to find she was in the middle of a busy street in...
window cleaning outreach

94 Servant Evangelism Ideas for Your Church

Servant Evangelism (SE) connects people to people in a natural, easy, low- risk, high grace way. Who doesn't like to be given a cold...
Johnny Appleseed

6 Outreach Leadership Lessons From Johnny Appleseed

John Chapman, aka the legendary “Johnny Appleseed”, was a missionary who reached out to Native Americans in the Ohio Valley in the early 1800s. He...

MUST READ

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Why Kindness?

I was asked to write two book forwards this week.  This is something I have done for a number of writers – more in...
OBL

Was Osama Bin Laden Saved?

The cover of Time magazine recently featured Pastor Rob Bell and his controversial new book that hones in on the weighty issue of eternity....
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Lesson #10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits

#10: Turtles Last Longer Than Rabbits You’ve heard Aesop’s story about the tortoise and the hare. In this classic tale, the hare takes off quickly...
Burning Man

7.5 Lessons I Learned About Outreach At Burning Man

The famous Burning Man Festival is happening right now in the desert north of Reno right now. About 50,000 people from all over the world...
lighthouse

Doing Outreach or Reaching Out?

When we do outreach by serving - servant evangelism (kindness outreach) - to give away bottles of water at a stoplight or clean toilets...
night city people

Have You Considered Starting A Sunday PM Service?

There has been talk of late about the downside of starting Saturday evening services. Having pioneered that time slot from the get-go as an...
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Go Out Anyway

Just Show Up! When it comes to doing outreach projects with teams a lot can go right... and wrong. After doing team-oriented outreaches for decades...
David hearing

Simplifying God’s Voice

Do you feel inadequate in the area of connecting with God's voice? When you hear others mention they have gotten specific guidance from God...
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Syncing With The Spirit

When I hook up my iPhone or my iPod with my laptop all that is new is caught up. I make deposits in the Spirit...

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OUTREACH & EVANGELISM

clowns

Five Great Halloween Outreaches

Halloween is one of those nights that set up perfectly to reach your community due to the excitement, plethora of families, and openness of...
Leaf raking outreach

Reaching Out in the Fall

Sometimes I’m asked, “What do you do for outreach when the weather doesn’t cooperate?” It’s not that difficult but it requires a little bit...
Food outreach

Reaching Out with Waffles?

It’s amazing how transferable kindness outreach is. To reach out with God’s love in a practical way - to bring the Good News to...

LEADERSHIP

meadow gates

The Tragedy of Half Conversations

How many times have you had a conversation that unintentionally went sideways? The chances are...
squirrel!

How to Increase Your Reach

God has placed in your heart and mine a desire to reach out beyond ourselves....
cliff

What Will You Be Known For?

A friend of mine wrote a couple of popular books but those came out a...
forest creek

Earning the Right to Be Heard

A few years ago in Conspiracy of Kindness, I made the statement, “We must earn...
heart in the light sky

How to Release Love at Your Church

As you make loving others the priority of your church’s life all other goals that...

LIFE LESSONS

Leadership Wisdom from Winning on The Price is Right

It was the thrill of the year to hear the announcer say, “The first contestant on The Price is Right is Mary Jane Show-grin”...

MEDIA

Carrie Fisher

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher and Prozac

She knew something was off kilter when she woke up a night to find she was in the middle of a busy street in...