8 Ways to Celebrate Moms

Mothers should be celebrated! What better time to love on moms and make them feel special than at church on […]

by Rachel Ankers May 9
Determining Your Capacity in the Local Church

As church leaders, it feels as if we are many times called upon to be all things to all people. […]

by Rachel Ankers Apr 25
Casting Vision and Cultivating Alignment: A Tutorial for Ministry Leaders

Jennifer was a young worship leader at a vibrant and growing church in suburban America.  Her enthusiasm for her own […]

by Rachel Ankers Apr 15
6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

On the church calendar there seems to be a slight pause after Christmas where we catch our breath, and then […]

by Rachel Ankers Apr 8
Stop Fighting Phone use in Youth Groups

The first cell phone was introduced to the common consumer in the early 1990’s with high cost and bulkiness mainly […]

by Rachel Ankers Mar 14
5 Ways to Invest in your Marriage

Hearing just today about yet another Christian couple separating and pursuing divorce brings me to my knees. Yet again. Tragically, […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 20
Making an Effective Ministry Video

Let’s face it: Videos are a becoming must for every church, ministry, and Christian organization around the world today.  We […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 12
7 Ways to Be Still When the World Says to Keep Moving

Our world is noisy. There are so many things vying for our attention and demanding our focus. So much so, […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 6
4 Easy Ways to Tackle Anxiety

Some days just looking at my calendar and listening to the news makes me want to go home and hide […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 1
The Saving Grace of Community

Have you ever needed to be three places at one time and then at the most inopportune time the absolute […]

by Rachel Ankers Jan 26
9 Things You Must Do To Have a Successful Christmas Service

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be one of the busiest and most stressful times […]

by Rachel Ankers Nov 30
Finding Funds for Your Ministry in 5 Easy Steps

Whether you’re a pastor, a church leader, or heading a para-church organization, we as leaders all rely on the generosity […]

by Rachel Ankers Nov 26