Pastoral Care

So you’re the Executive Pastor but you’re called on to preach an occasional sermon or officiate at a wedding or funeral. Below are some articles that can help you fulfill the ‘pastor’ part of your title.

Spiritual Development and Ministry Metrics

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Spiritual Development and Ministry Metrics

Spiritual growth is a process and you can help people on that path. Identify your process and key milestones to measure. Obtain and utilize the right data. Fletch and Mark DeMoss will examine this [...]

Chapelstreet Church Motivates Good Neighboring

July 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Chapelstreet Church Motivates Good Neighboring

A few weeks ago, Fletch had the pleasure to be with multisite Chapelstreet Church of Geneva, Illinois. While there, he saw a 10-page magazine, Neighbor, summer 2018 edition. Fletch picked up a hard copy [...]

Review of “Through Colored Glasses”

June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Review of “Through Colored Glasses”

I recently had the pleasure to interview Tom Harper, CEO of Networld Media Group and publisher of Tom recently released Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality which addresses a leadership challenge identified in Proverbs 16:2—All a [...]

5 Reasons People Aren’t Inviting Friends To Your Church

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on 5 Reasons People Aren’t Inviting Friends To Your Church

When people in your congregation personally experience a spiritually transformed life and see it in others, they are encouraged and inspired. Stories of life change represent the power of the gospel, and those stories need [...]

Speed Racers

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Speed Racers

Speed Racers are just getting started at 60 mph. Racers are built for speed, topping out at over 200 mpg. While you can go fast, it’s easy to run out of gas—or worse, crash!At the 2018 [...]

Spiritual Trucks

March 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Spiritual Trucks

Trucks are built solid. On a dirt road, you can easily drive from 30 to 60 miles per hour. On a paved road, a truck could top out at 100 mph. Trucks are built [...]

Soapbox Racers

March 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Soapbox Racers

Driving 80 miles per hour in a Soapbox Racer is absurd. You will quickly crash. Accelerate your Soapbox Racer from 10 mph up to 30 mph. You will rejoice at going 30 mph. But your [...]