Category Archives: Leadership

Happy Admin Pros Day!

We took our Administrative Professionals out to lunch today.  There was bread with those little flavor flecks, whipped butter with those little green flecks, and dessert with a little pointy leaf.  Yep – it was that kind of place.  A nice … Continue reading

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We’re All On the Worship Team

The parking lot team has a job, and it’s to show you where to park your car and help you find your way inside for worship.  The coffee team gets there early and brews a holy brew for people to wake up … Continue reading

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2015/2016

New Years Eve has a Christmas Eve vibe to it because we get to wake up tomorrow to something yet unknown, like some kind of fresh start, a clean slate, a brand new shared experience. Sure, we could set goals … Continue reading

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Changes at PFM (Third Service)

This Sunday, December 20, 2015, PFM will hold its final Third Service.  We’re stepping forward into a new Sunday morning format starting January 3, 2016, with two essentially identical worship services at 9am and 11am.  I’ll be taking on the … Continue reading

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Triple-Prayer for Ministry Leaders

Leadership requires wisdom, wholeness, and conviction.  Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you’ve got.  Wholeness is the result of a healthy interior life.  Conviction is what keeps you going beyond what is seen.  Without these three crucial elements, things … Continue reading

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Leadership Retreat

There’s nothing like a leadership retreat.  Autumn is an especially good time to retreat.  The weather is nice, but not summer nice.  Flannel and/or denim is an especially acceptable wardrobe choice.  And, most of all, it saves us from having to … Continue reading

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On Choosing Songs

It is the  contradiction for worship planners: Pick songs your congregation knows YET pick new songs for your congregation to learn. Yep, we gotta sing songs people know, otherwise, they won’t sing.  How can they?  Yet, if we keep singing the same … Continue reading

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