Back and Full

I’ve just returned from a time of fellowship and knowledge-sharing with ministers in the Christian Churches and Churches of Christ who lead churches of over 1,000 in attendance on Sundays. The meeting is not intended to be exclusive, but rather to address the unique needs of larger churches. The churches represented attendance everywhere from 1,000 to 20,000. Attending such an event leaves me…

1) Humbled. There are a lot of guys a lot smarter than I am out there.
2) Inspired. It’s great to see how God has gifted others for ministry in the kingdom.
3) Filled. There is little more fun to me than dreaming big dreams for the church.

Dr. Tim Spivey is Pastor of New Vintage Church in Escondido, California. He is the author of numerous articles and one book, "Jesus: The Powerful Servant." A sought after speaker for events, Tim also serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University. Tim serves as a church consultant, and his writings are featured on numerous websites, including:, Church Executive magazine, Faith Village, Sermon Central, and Giving Rocket.

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