Archives for October 2007

Pastor Kerry and Pastor Pat Giraldin (Ministry Pastor at Saddleback Church) address Pastor Pat’s top 3 ways of moving members from sitting in the chairs to making a contribution in service to others.

Join Pastor Kerry and Pastor Pat Giraldin (Ministry Pastor at Saddleback Church) as they unpack Pastor Pat’s top 3 ways for moving someone from the “seat back to the street”, or from sitting in chairs to making a contribution in service to others in the local church. Show Links:www.sacredspace.ie Pastor Pat’s Mugshot:

Building Connection: What does biblical community look like?

Here is a great promo clip that Pastor Shawn Blakeney put together for “Connection” weekend.

Off The Map Live: Join Pastor Kerry and Tony Steward at, “Hear, Listen, Connect” conference.

If you’re still looking for a eye opening experience with the next generation of Christ following explorers, hook up at the Off the Map Live Conference next week, November 1-3 in Seattle, WA. I’m sure they can make room for you. Tony and I will see you there!

Southern California Firestorm calls the Church to be the Church

Sorry you haven’t heard from me in a few days, but the firestorms have been keeping us all very busy. Our church campus is being used as a staging area for Firefighters, Forestry Service Personnel, and News Media from around the state and other states. Our Pastoral Care Team has also been very busy assisting […]

5 Ways to Engage Your Community as seen through the eyes of Pastor Kerry Mackey and Pastor Erin Kerr.

Join Pastor’s Kerry Mackey and Erin Kerr as they unpack 5 Ways to Engage Your Community for Jesus Christ.

4 steps to Effective Planning for your Ministry Teams: Put your P.O.S.T. in the ground.

Several have asked how I lead my teams, plan, and execute my ministry plan. Here are 4 easy steps to being strategic in your planning. P.O.S.T. 1. Purpose – determine the purpose of the ministry and/or team. This is a non measurable statement that sets the focus of your ministry and team. (I.e. – Making […]

Pastor Erin Kerr and Pastor Kerry Mackey address the 5 Ways to Engage New Believers: Providing doorways of authentic biblical community.

Join Pastor Erin Kerr and Pastor Kerry Mackey as they address the “5 Ways to Engage New Believers” as you build your church’s tool box for ideas of providing doorways of authentic biblical community.

What does a church do if attracting a crowd to worship works?

What do you do when you run out of parking and chairs? First it is a great problem to have. Second, most churches don’t have this problem. But they should. So what do you do? Let me submit a couple of ideas. First, don’t think you’ll be able to maintain 80% of seating capacity for […]

Young leaders are starving from spiritual hunger?

So…the title caught your attention I see. OK…so this has nothing to do with moving someone from the street to the seat, 1st impressions, or starting a conversation with someone who isn’t a follower of Jesus, but the Lord has challenged me this week to learn more about “young lions do lack and suffer hunger”. […]

Pastor Kurt Johnston (Student Pastor at Saddeback Church) and Pastor Kerry Mackey look at how Pastor Kurt made purpose driven practical for student ministries through Exposure, Experience, and Expression.

Join Pastor Kerry Mackey of StS and Pastor Kurt Johnston (Student Pastor, Saddleback Church) as they look at how Pastor Kurt took the purpose driven paradigm and made it practical for student ministries as they get back to the basics through Exposure, Experience, and Expression. Show Links: The Power of Nice (book)