How to Get Along with Your Worship Leader

It's not as hard as you think

As One

There are certain ministry roles have more conflict between them than others. Senior Pastors and Youth Pastors, Church Administrators and Youth Ministers, for example. There is also sometimes significant tension between the Worship Leader and the one preaching Sunday. This is obviously not the case in every church, but it is in many churches. Truth […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 139

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I’m going to be launching a podcast in a couple of weeks. It will be short (15 minutes or so in length), and aimed at providing practical ministry advice of all kinds. I hope you’ll find it helpful. The Pope is in town. In my lifetime, Papal visits […]

How to Evaluate Your Church’s Health – Questions

Do You Really Want to Know the Truth?


I’ve consulted with dozens of churches formally, and perhaps hundreds informally. However, many church never evaluate their ministry with any rigor. The reason, these churches say, is they don’t see the need for the effort, expense, and potentially difficult season (emotionally) inaugurated by bringing in someone from the outside or going through an evaluation process. […]