Bringing the Gratitude of November into December

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 29
Encouraging a Habit of Reading

As church leaders who are required to speak, write, and lead our people with excellence, we know the importance of […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 16
What To Do When Things Don’t Go As Planned

We moved into a new house last fall.  We endured a cold and snowy winter, our first in many years, […]

by Marvin Owen Oct 24
The Powerful Gift of Encouragement

During the month of October, we take time to honor our pastors and the leadership in our churches. We look […]

by Marvin Owen Oct 1
5 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy in the Mission Field

As church leaders, we often send our people to serve overseas.  It is a joy to send them and we […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 31
Gifts Leaders Have to Give – Support & Honesty

In this, part three of our four-part series on Gifts Leaders Have to Give, we turn to two more valuable […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 20
Anticipating Through Prayer Instead of Our Planner

If you have ever researched purchasing a planner you would find that there are many, many choices. We all seem […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 6
ACS Technologies Saints – 2016

As we approach All Saints Sunday, I want to take time to remember the ACS Technologies employees who are no […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 4
A Letter to our Clients: We Remain Dedicated to Serving You

Churches are just learning that an aggressive private equity investment firm has bought up yet another church management software company.  […]

by Marvin Owen Mar 18
ACS Technologies Saints – 2013

I am sure it was also All Saints Sunday at your church this past weekend. I like to take this […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 5
How to: find your church's One Big Thing

When I do consultations with church leadership, I always explain Jim Collins’s Hedgehog concept and how it applies to churches. […]

by Marvin Owen Dec 4
Ideas to Impact Orlando is Coming!

I can honestly say that our 2012 conference was one of the best yet. Some said it was the best! […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 8