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Consulting
  • Hallways as Ministry 1 – Introduction
    Introduction Hallways, corridors, foyers, and other circulation and transition zones are overlooked as a design element of church buildings. Church hallways are often smaller than they need to be for a socially healthy church. If tight hallways wasn’t on your radar before 2020, COVID-19 and the need for social distancing…
  • Is Design-Build the best option for your Church?
    Many church leaders recommend Design-Build for new and renovated church facilities. Sometimes, these influencers sound like churches should not consider any other option. Is this true? In this post, I want to discuss: What options are there? What are the positives and negatives of each option? When should I choose…
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Discipleship
  • Books for your graduating senior
    Do you have a teenager approaching graduation and wondering what you can do to help prepare them for the world ahead? Are you wondering if they know what to look for in a healthy church? Are you worried about the challenges facing them in college? I recommend the following books…
  • Gifted2Serve
    Please note that a database error caused the email results feature of the Gifted2Serve profile to not work properly from 12/25/2021 through 1/3/2022. We have created a temporary solution so the results emails should be working again. If you took the inventory during the above window and would like your…
  • More like Spurgeon
    I was recently asked by a pastor if it would make sense to provide more large-group teaching venues as part of the church’s weekly activities. Background thoughts: Essentially, this pastor looked at the past effectiveness of great preachers from times gone by and how they taught Sunday mornings, Sunday nights,…
Missions
  • Pastors, Evangelism, and Missions
    My primary pastoral mentor, Dr. Al Jackson, recently retired from the full-time pastorate after over 40 years pastoring Lakeview Baptist Church in Auburn, Alabama. The primary legacy Dr. Jackson made in his ministry centers on calling God’s people to evangelism and missions. Over his years at Lakeview, countless people felt…
  • Missions and Discipleship
    Effective Discipleship is at the center of growing a healthy church. While Bible Study and growing in knowledge are certainly a part of discipleship, quite often that is where discipleship ends in many churches. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been…
  • Perspectives
    If you haven’t taken the “Perspectives” course, I highly recommend finding a place to take it … If you really want to understand God’s vision and purpose for reaching the nations, this is a great place to start: https://www.perspectives.org/