5 Simple Ways to Encourage Children in Their Faith

Although the memories are fading, I can still picture my children when they were babies sleeping soundly in their cribs, […]

by Steve Kriter Nov 20
Becoming a Champion for any Cause

I remember the first time I was truly invested in a cause.  I was 14 years old, and I was […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 19
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
3 Ways to Build Hope

As a ministry leader we are asked to play many roles. One of the most common, yet one I can […]

by John Gilman Nov 15
3 Ways to Find Meaning in the Mundane

So many of those we lead are living ordinary lives, grinding out their day-to-day obligations, and generally sticking to their […]

by Steve Kriter Nov 5
4 Easy Steps to Recruiting Committed Volunteers

Leaders of all Christian ministries and non-profit organizations learn very quickly that there is always too much to do and […]

by John Gilman Nov 2
Seasons and the Power of Gratitude

Recently the city and community where I live experienced a tragedy, that had ripple effects and impacted many, if not […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 1
6 Ways to Support Your Pastor All Year Long

As Pastor Appreciation Month draws to a close, I hope we can carry some of this appreciation into the months […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 30
Staying Untangled: The Importance of Soul Care

The other day I was trying to vacuum my living room, but the vacuum was unusually difficult to push. The […]

by Rachel Ankers Oct 26
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 Power of Your Story

It is always exciting and inspiring to hear stories of someone sharing the Gospel with a neighbor, coworker, or even […]

by Steve Kriter Oct 23
How to Survive the Foods of the World

I love food.  I love to cook food; I love to buy food; I love to eat food.  I love […]

by Jennifer Byrd Oct 18