How to Optimize Your Time This Summer

The birds are chirping, grasshoppers are rhythmically sawing, and a warm breeze permeates a delightful afternoon. These are just a […]

by John Gilman Apr 25
Dealing with Crazy Summer Schedules

Some aspects of parenting are more fun than others. Snuggling with clean kiddos after bath time, swinging at the park […]

by John Gilman Apr 23
Reaffirmations Friday – April 22nd

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman Apr 22
New Ways to Interact with Live Video

Recently an app called Periscope caught my attention. I know….big deal….another app in world of exploding apps. But, what got […]

by Amy Scott-Lundy Apr 21
9 Tips to Recharge, Refresh & Re-Energize Your Church This Summer

Usually, I’m a very task-oriented guy. I’m the guy who struggles to rest and likes to stay busy. A few […]

by John Gilman Apr 19
Summer Camp Turned Strategy

Some say that summer camp is an outdated relic of a bygone era. Who has time for it? What’s the […]

by John Gilman Apr 18
Helping Parents and Kids this Summer

As school begins to wind down, children begin to get excited about summer break.  Summer through a child’s eyes is […]

by John Gilman Apr 16
Reaffirmations Friday – April 15th

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman Apr 15
Dealing with Burnout – Spiritual or Otherwise

Overwhelmed, extremely weary, easily frustrated, hopeless… All words used to describe the path to burnout. No one is exempt from the […]

by John Gilman Apr 14
Why College Students Disconnect from Church

When I was growing up, my family went to church almost every Sunday. We were faithful servants. But, when I […]

by Meredith Morris Apr 13
Building Relationships with Your Youth Ministry

Last Sunday, my wife and I were hanging out with a teenager who is a part of our church’s youth […]

by John Gilman Apr 12
Planning for Summer Outreach

In church leadership it’s easy to make assumptions. None is so dangerous as underestimating the reality of the “summer slump” […]

by John Gilman Apr 11