12 Great Ways to Give This Holiday Season

The Christmas season is all about giving. Hopefully, as we consider the wonder of the gift of the Christ child, […]

by John Gilman Dec 20
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
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
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 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
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
Training Our Eyes to Find God’s Treasure

When my family and I go to the ocean, I’m the one walking up and down the beach and in […]

by Meredith Morris Jul 2
A Timely Reminder to Trust

I’m a planner. I like to plan ahead and consider the future, to look toward what is around the bend. […]

by John Gilman Jun 12
Go Make Disciples: Using Realm Connect to Foster Discipleship

You have heard the phrase, “Go make disciples.” It’s kind of a big deal. Matthew records it as the last […]

by Keith Hudgins Mar 28
Only a Disciple Can Make Disciples: 3 Keys to Encouraging Discipleship

Discipleship is an integral part of the spiritual growth and development of a believer. Once an individual comes to the […]

by John Gilman Mar 12
Principles of Church Growth: Commitment to Prayer

Church leaders everywhere are called by God through the Scriptures to build and expand the church, making disciples in every […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 16
Making Disciples 101: Understanding the Disciple-Making Process

“Therefore, go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father […]

by Jennifer Byrd Dec 21