Service Announcements: Not a Necessary Evil

How would you define announcements? Pastor: Transition time between the music and the message Comm Person: The ultimate negotiation tool Regular attender: Intermission to the restroom First time visitor: Acronyms, Event titles I don’t recognize and something about connect card? Department Lead who wants an announcement: The Holy Grail and... read more

Be Confident in Your Calling

I recently released a book on the idea of finding your Creative Potential and Unleashing Your Creative Calling. One of the concepts I share in the book is the idea of being confident in your calling. So here are some of the concepts that I share in the book about... read more

Design on a Dime

If it can be said that America runs on Dunkin, then it can also be said that the church runs on Graphics!  That’s right, almost everything we do these days in ministry requires a graphic. Wether we want to tell students to silence their phones, or remind them of an... read more

What Drains You?

One night as I was getting ready for bed, I stared into the mirror and thought, “I’m drained.” I hadn’t worked particularly hard, but the hours were just long. I had a good team. They handled a lot of the physical load so I could attend meetings to sign off... read more

10 Video Ideas for Student Ministry

17 years ago, I was a Student Pastor at a small church in North Carolina. The world has changed a lot in 17 years, especially when it comes to technology. I know first hand as I transitioned from Student Ministry to radio, television and media ministry. Media elements have become the... read more