Love Your Neighbor

AdminLove 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

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

Love Needs by Rick Ezell

AdminCoaching 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

“Lead Better” Is Not The Answer

AdminCoaching Corner

When the business principles referenced in last week’s post don’t create healthy church growth (and they won’t), many pastors conclude that another business precept is at fault – leadership.  Countless business books, articles and consultants tell company executives how to … Read More

AdminCoaching Corner

At its core, a church is a collection of individuals brought into common worship and fellowship. A church’s impact is largely determined by the cumulative actions and witness of its members between Sundays. The church naturally disperses when they leave … Read More

Let Love Rule: It Might Be Time for a Heart Check


by Phil Miglioratti   Whenever a particular colleague would call me on the phone, I would immediately freeze up. Our ministry was suffering from his seemingly self-serving decision-making and destructive actions. When confronted, he refused to repent or resign. Somehow … Read More