Listen. It’s a Ministry.

In his article Listen. It’s a Ministry, Dane Ortlund says “To listen to someone, to really listen, is to break out of the prison of self-referentiality where we all tend to live. It’s to get out of yourself—to leave Self behind. It’s to hear what another says and resist the instinctive urge to map it […]

It’s More Than One “Big” Conversation

I recently read an article about conversations and it left me thinking.  The author wrote (in part)… “Have you ever had one of those conversations that, even though you may not have realized it at the time, you later recognized as a life changing ‘a ha’ moment?  You know, that visit over coffee with a […]

How to Help Your Kids Fall Deeper in Love With God

“Discipleship is both initiated and cultivated in the home. Parents have more influence than they can ever imagine when it comes to the spiritual development of their children. When children see faith displayed in the lives of their parents, they naturally will want to display those same qualities”~Erin Woodfin, full time Children’s Minister at Immanuel […]

The Value of a Coach

I have been thinking quite a bit about coaching lately and that’s probably because, as a movement, we’ve recently deployed 6 Regional Coaches across the country. Our hope is that these coaches will help pastors, boards and leaders in each local church build and maintain robust health, as each church accepts responsibility for its community.  […]