5 Questions your church staff should be able to answer about LGBT issues

This post is not about what the answers to these questions ought to be. The post is to stress the fact that you and your team should be having a conversation about what the answers ought to be. Let’s get plugged into leadership and start this conversation. … More 5 Questions your church staff should be able to answer about LGBT issues

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3 Easy Ways to Take a Story from the Mission Field to the Masses

As Church Leadership you take this directive very seriously by training, sending, and supporting missions trips all over the world. How do you celebrate and update the senders of the amazing work that God is doing in the mission field? One effect way is through pictures that tell a story. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see how we can make this process simple. … More 3 Easy Ways to Take a Story from the Mission Field to the Masses

The Archbishop’s 5 top Evangelism tips

In the May 2015 issue of Premier Christian Magazine, a publication out of the UK, there was an interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The title of the article is “Welby:’Evangelism is for all Christians”. It is a very great article and worth a read if you can get your hands on a copy of the issue. In this article, the Archbishop gave the readers his top 5 tips on Evangelism. The 5 things so impacted me and my practical evangelism, I thought it was worth it to share them here. Let’s get plugged into leadership and improve our evangelism. … More The Archbishop’s 5 top Evangelism tips

5 Ways to Build your Tech Team

You are a leader of a technical ministry. Chances are you are in this position because you have a good amount of technical skill. Perhaps you are a musician that knows a good deal about the sound system, you are in IT at your day job and are not afraid of computers, which made you the best choice, or maybe you are “Pro” that wants to use your gifts to serve the Lord at your church. What you did before isn’t as important as where you want to go. One thing is for sure, you can do more with a team than you can by yourself. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see how we can grow our team. … More 5 Ways to Build your Tech Team

6 Things to keep in mind as you plan your Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve and Easter are 2 times a year you are going to get a lot of new faces at your services. We want to have maximum impact at these services. What are some things that we can keep in mind while we plan these services? Let’s get plugged into leadership and find out! … More 6 Things to keep in mind as you plan your Christmas Eve Services

Church Tech People, 5 Ways to improve your relationship with your pastor

I was in my second job as a Tech Director for only about 6 months, when the strangest thing happened to me. Being there for only 6 months I was still considered new and fresh on the job. After a Saturday night service I had my first major souring communication with the Lead Pastor and we both left with the sour taste in our mouths. If your relationship with your pastor whether it is the worship pastor or preaching pastor there are some things YOU can do to help it improve. Let’s get plugged into leadership! … More Church Tech People, 5 Ways to improve your relationship with your pastor

Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team

In nearly every church service the moment when you, the preacher, walk up on stage, gathers your notes and starts to speak happens. Everyone in the room is ready. Or are they? You open your mouth and begin but your microphone is not on! Frustration rushes through you. “Everyone knows what is about to happen but the one person who is responsible for turning on the mic” you think to yourself. What you say next will have a huge impact to the person at the soundboard. In this article I’d like to address pastors that have to work with technical people to carry out weekend services. I hope to give you a few things you can do that will help you get more out of the team on the weekend. Being on staff as a Technical Director for years, and now a pastor, I hope to bring unique insight that will be valuable for you. Let’s get plugged into leadership. … More Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team