Ministry Evaluations: Evaluation apart from action is an exercise in futility

Recently I spoke with our staff about the evaluation of ministries, events and programs.  Below are a brief set of notes I put together for the talk. _____________________________________ Evaluation is an “investment” issue. Paul used the “Unity of the Spirit” discussion in leading the church at Ephesus in one form of evaluating. Ephesians 4:11-16 MSG […]

What are you reading?

In a recent interview I was asked, “What are you reading?”  I am actually reading several books; however, the one that makes most sense to mention is, “The Rest of God” by Mark Buchanan.  A must read! Click on “STORE” at the top of my blog with direct link to amazon where you can see […]

Personal Post: My new Matthews DXT

OK, so this has nothing to do with 1st impressions, but I had to post about my new Matthews DXT. I would never had been able to purchase a bow like this in my life time, but it is something I’ve always dreamed of owning. Today, the Lord blessed me with one through a good […]