Labor of Love

AdminCoaching Corner, Love Is A Verb

“We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our … Read More

Where Would Jesus Be (WWJB)?

AdminCoaching Corner

Last week, we talked about how a disciple of Jesus takes on His attributes – and that He was first and foremost a servant. In Jesus’ time, disciples of a rabbi were called Talmudine.  It was considered a great honor … Read More

Love Distinguishes by Rick Ezell

AdminCoaching Corner

Love distinguishes believers. Jesus said, “A new commandment I give you: Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you must love one another.  By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” … Read More

Which One Are You?

AdminCoaching Corner

In this Presidential election, it’s hard for Christians to rally around either candidate. Neither stands solidly in the Christian camp on the issues most of us hold dear. And even if you do like Trump or Clinton, you can only … Read More

3 Keys to Winning Culture War

AdminCoaching Corner

This is not our home.  We should be concerned about the here and now, but not worried.  The Lord has a plan and Hillary nor Donald have any power to alter it.  You and I can’t change God’s will either, but … Read More

Profile of a Church “Shopper”

AdminCoaching Corner

Because most churchgoers don’t see themselves AS the church, they’re susceptible to becoming consumers OF the church: “I’m looking for a new church home” “My kids don’t like it there” “I’m not being fed” “The music is too loud” “We don’t feel like we … Read More

4 Keys to Increasing Giving at Your Church

AdminCoaching Corner

Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.  The most controversial and challenging aspect of adopting a Biblical … Read More

Next Door As It Is In Heaven

AdminCoaching Corner, Readings

A interview with the authors of Next Door As It Is In Heaven:  Living out God’s Kingdom In Your Neighborhood.   Phil Miglioratti ~ What prompted you to partner together to write this book?  Lance Ford ~ In our work … Read More