Calling is Like the Sorting Hat

Calling is Like the Sorting Hat

What is your calling in life? That question can stump a lot of people. Some have tricks and tips to confirm their path. Others will sit and wait for the “voice” of God before moving. Christian calling is kind of like the Sorting Hat in Harry Potter. If you...
Challenges Leading Change in Large Churches

Challenges Leading Change in Large Churches

Pastors often ask me for ways to re-imagine and lead change in declining congregations. They’ll ask something along the lines of, “how do you get people to do, X, Y, or Z?” Be it how to build multi-ethnic communities, realize better discipleship, or...
Re-imagining Church Leadership in post-Christendom

Re-imagining Church Leadership in post-Christendom

I had the pleasure of being invited to hold a session at the Praxis 2018 gathering in Philadelphia, put on by the growing church planting movement V3. The theme of the entire conference centered around a much needed conversation on re-imagining leadership. Little did...