My goal with this blog is to inspire and equip church leaders to build healthy churches that fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.


The Power of Unity

WE'RE BETTER TOGETHER One of the coolest verses in the Bible about the power of unity just might surprise you.  ...
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Do I Really Need to Retake The CLASSes?

FOUR REASONS I NEED TO RETAKE THE CLASSES Someone may have thought (not you, but some other person), "I love ...
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What To Do When Life Rains On Your Parade

Ok, this is the 4th or 5th time we've had a major event planned that required decent weather and we ...
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Miracle Grow!

Church leaders have asked me, "What is the secret to church growth?"  And the first answer is that there is ...
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Shopping Center Contract Signing 09-29-2013

If You Sign it…

EXPAND THE DREAM In the ten years from 1999-2009, God resurrected a dying church and breathed new life into ORBC!  ...
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Volunteer Purpose Rally

The Power of a Purpose Rally I remember in school everyone would meet in the gym for pep rallies.  Bringing ...
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Praying for Anna

Living a Life of Layaway

Thursday morning I put my youngest daughter on an airplane to begin her 5 months on mission.  There must have ...
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Why I Began to Blog

As a senior pastor of a large church it's hard to grow yourself in your position without feedback.  That's why ...
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