How to Kickstart Your Devotional Life

How to Kickstart Your Devotional Life

If you’re like me, you’re already thinking about how to make the new year better than the current year. Been thinking about that for a while actually. In fact, I’m using this week of holidays to get a few things moving. Today, I set up my bike trainer in the family room (now that the family Christmas celebrations are over), start outlining a new book and am going to tackle some family projects. I also think about how I want to recalibrate my own relationship with God. Like any relationship, it... Read More

30-Day "Trial"

In this video, Google Engineer Matt Cutts describes how he tried something new for 30 days, each month of the year. Some of the things that he tried, he incorporated into his life, long-term. Others, like giving up sugar, he readily ditched on day 31. What would you like to try for 30 days? What’s stopping you? What have you got to lose? Read More
YOU Lead 2013!

YOU Lead 2013!

Build your leadership skills—for yourself, and for your team—through YouLead in 2013! YouLead will help you tackle specific issues you and your team face in the reality of everyday ministry, while naturally integrating the Orange Strategy. This library of resources gives you one primary thing—choice. You know how you want to lead, so we’ve given you the option to select the training resources you and your team most need when you need them, based on a variety of themes. YouLead provides... Read More
Mad Church Disease Book Study, Week 4

Mad Church Disease Book Study, Week 4

I’ll never forget Christmas Eve six years ago: Our family decided on a last-minute getaway when a family friend offered us their home for a week in Florida. I don’t think I had missed a Christmas Eve service at my home church where I served on staff in over 15 years. But I was on the brink. Feeling overworked, tired, and close to burnout, I took our friends up on their offer and our kids were ecstatic that their Christmas would be, for the first time, a bit like “normal” folk. We decided to... Read More