Campuses Covered in Prayer

Love2020Come Thirsty, Love Is A Verb

“but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Acts 1:8 NAS … Read More

Profile of a Church “Shopper”

Love2020Coaching 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

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Love2020Love Is A Verb

“Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness; you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is … Read More

Rescue Your Church From the Slippery Slope

Love2020Coaching Corner

After college I spent 2 years on Capitol Hill working for a U.S. Congressman, got an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, served for 15 years as a management consultant to business executives, and invested the past 13 years running … Read More

Love Your Neighbor

Love2020Love Is A Verb

“Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew … Read More

4 Keys to Increasing Giving at Your Church

Love2020Coaching 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

Love2020Coaching 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

Love Needs by Rick Ezell

Love2020Coaching Corner

Love needs to be more than warm, glowing emotions. The cold Mondays of daily living will quickly chill that kind of love. In our culture love is at best a little more than syrupy romanticism, and at worst just another … Read More