Monday Kfirst Kickstart: “Under the Table”

Today I want to give you a place to start your week. It’s Monday and in the wake of a great weekend and a workweek ahead, sometimes you just need a “kickstart” to get focused.  So grab some coffee let’s start a great week together.           Yesterday we continued our seriesContinue reading “Monday Kfirst Kickstart: “Under the Table””

Monday Kfirst Kickstart: “The Rx for Offense” #PivotPoint

Today I want to give you a place to start your week. It’s Monday and in the wake of a great weekend and long workweek ahead, sometimes you just need a “kickstart” to get focused.  So grab some coffee let’s start a great week together.  We continued our current series at Kfirst. “Pivot Point” has beenContinue reading “Monday Kfirst Kickstart: “The Rx for Offense” #PivotPoint”

Chips are Bad for the Heart: 4 Reasons Why You Can’t Minister with a Chip on Your Shoulder

I think most people can admit that, deep down, you have a love for chip.  Save your comments on saturated fats and cholesterol, I know they’re not healthy, but can we just admit, that apart from the health factors, chips taste amazing? As you are reading this, most likely you are imagining not just aContinue reading “Chips are Bad for the Heart: 4 Reasons Why You Can’t Minister with a Chip on Your Shoulder”

Pastor to Pastor: How Do You Deal With People Leaving the Church?

I’ve never hidden my heart for pastors.  I think part of it is the fact that I am currently in pastoral ministry. But what drives the other side is, when I was a broken and frustrated pastor, others lent their ear and freely gave their insight and wisdom.  So, in essence, how in the worldContinue reading “Pastor to Pastor: How Do You Deal With People Leaving the Church?”

“Godly Venting?” : 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Vent

I can be quite silly with venting.  Social media has been my therapeutic outlet for my continual disappointment with my sports teams (I apologize to the twitterverse and Facebook world).  But I think both you and I know what I’m talking about when I use the word “venting.” Some of your venting is quite obviousContinue reading ““Godly Venting?” : 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Vent”

Pastors and Conflict: 8 Purposeful Actions to Help Heal Conflict

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. I sat in my office very early Monday and journaled about conflict.  As a pastor, I recognize that conflict is inevitable. Why? I’m human and I deal with humans.  I’m imperfect. I pastor an imperfect congregation. The more I understand that, theContinue reading “Pastors and Conflict: 8 Purposeful Actions to Help Heal Conflict”

2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 19

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos. This month we’re going through the Book of Matthew. Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Matthew 18 English Standard Version (ESV) Who Is the Greatest? 18 At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is theContinue reading “2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 19”

“Are you good at counting?”

1, 2, 3, 4, 5…. I swear it’s part of my DNA. I didn’t ask  for it. I was addicted to it. I also know it’s not just me. You might be guilty of it too.  You may still do it. Counting. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…. Believe me, I should be the last one talking about mathematics.  AskContinue reading ““Are you good at counting?””