If you and I had lunch…

I don't do this as much as I'd like to, but sitting down with someone over lunch to ask them questions from their experience and unique perspective is a healthy exercise in personal growth. In my youthful ignorance, I used to only meet with leaders to ask these questions, but have since learned that we … Continue reading If you and I had lunch…

How to Give a Better Dinner Speech

I love my job. I'm a pastor on staff at a church outside of Kansas City Missouri. Once a month we host newer attendees at an informal gathering which is a strategic part of our next steps process. It works well in connecting people that want to get involved at our church. Our pastors all sit … Continue reading How to Give a Better Dinner Speech

3 Ways to Put ‘Thanks’ Back Into Thanksgiving

Are you prone to seasons of unhappiness or momentary depression?  I found your new drug but you can't get it at CVS or Walgreen's.  If anything those places can potentially make the situation I talking about here worse.  What I'm talking about is not in pill form and is non-habit forming. It's called gratitude. "Don’t … Continue reading 3 Ways to Put ‘Thanks’ Back Into Thanksgiving