At Connexion, we believe that our job is to grow leaders. We want to see people move from unreached, unconnected to reached, connected, leaders. We believe that happens best by life on life relationships. The best way to see someone reach their God-given potential is to invest in them by taking them under your wing … Continue reading Reproducing Leaders
Ok so I know that the "What we can learn from Starbucks" post are getting very tired. I have found all of them to be very insightful and even posted a few of my own that I am sure you ignored. But, as I was reading Scott Hodge's blog this morning and the list of … Continue reading Starbucks and Willow
I was at McDonald's this morning with the kids (cut me some slack, there are very few places here where I can take the kids during Katie's Summer Life Group when it rains!) and I overheard a woman at the next table having a conversation on her cell phone. It went something like this (obviously … Continue reading Are we too “me” driven?
When I look into my kids' faces, it is hard to believe that I am the father of these two wonderful creatures. I sometimes think about what my qualifications are for this job and I realize that I am, still six years in, vastly under qualified for it. But, if association gives me any life … Continue reading My Dad…
Notes from Mark Batterson's talk at wibo... - We underestimate God, big time. - "When was the last time you confessed the smallness of your dreams?" - "Find a watch-tower and get with God. Seek Him." - We start doing ministry out of memory instead of imagination. You have to avoid that shift. - It … Continue reading wibo – Mark Batterson
If you are in a position of leadership over a small group ministry, you know the feeling of excitement that comes when you are planning for a big push toward community with your ministry at the center. Outside of the few mentions here and there about the benefit of groups, this is the marquis moment … Continue reading Why People Don’t Join Small Groups – Part 1
David and Saul were drastically different people. Now that I am finished making obvious statements... God had selected David to be king, replacing Saul for a reason. Saul saw his position as King as the end all. He was it. He had arrived. David on the other hand understood his role as a servant of … Continue reading Turning – Conclusions