Five Essentials of Leadership

I recently finished reading Andy Stanley’s book, Next Generation Leader: Five Essentials for those who will Shape the Future.  It was a short and easy read with plenty of practical wisdom for those leading churches and other organizations.  I want to touch briefly on the five sections of the book.  Each section is one of…

Forming the Faithful: Visions of Adult Education

I attended the Building Faith for Tomorrow Conference/Workshop at the West Houston Church of Christ on Sept 8, 2012.  We enjoyed great worship from Tquan Moore and inspiriting keynotes from Dr. Monte Cox from Harding University.  I presented a class entitled “Forming the Faithful: Visions of Adult Education.”  The class provided a “big-picture” vision for how we are to…

Welcome to All

I really like what I saw printed in a church bulletin recently.  I got it from Jon Acuff’s site. It reads: “We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor, yo no habla Ingles. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying new-borns, skinny as…