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We Owe Single People an Apology

We owe single people an apology...and a change. We've meant well, but we've been wrong. Single people are a treasure to the church and deserve equal status with those of us who are married and/or with children. Not all, but many churches pass them over for leadership opportunities, staff hires, … Continue reading
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The Church is a Zoo

Building on my last post: Why do the people who thrive spiritually at your church thrive? This is the habitat question. There are three ways to find out. 1) Guess, 2) Educated guess, 3) Ask them. Three seems the most logical except that many people don’t know themselves why they are thriving. … Continue reading

Did You Feel That?

It's important we check the softness of our hearts now and then. It's good to be tough, to not get overwhelmed by things when chaos breaks out--or to make matters worse by freaking out along with everyone else. However... What's even worse is to be a leader who can't feel pain. When … Continue reading