Ministry – Where Do I Fit

I remember something really profound from Bible school; the session was taught by Rev. Buddy Bell. What a jolly soul! He said God uses both the stars and the candles to light the world. What this meant is each person has a specific gift and place in the kingdom, and none is better than the […]

How I Dealt with Bullying in the Church

Yes, you read the title correctly. I was bullied. And yes, it was by someone I go to church with. In fact, it was by the mother of a student in our youth group. Now, when I say I was bullied, I mean that through intimidation I felt my position as a youth pastor was […]

How to Get Seniors More Involved at Church

As the number of senior citizens in the United States rises, churches find themselves in the unique position of needing to find ways to get seniors more involved. The problem is, some churches are not sure where to start. In order to help, I recently researched churches and senior centers that have successfully gotten seniors […]