Tag Archives : leader


Excellence in Ministry #umbom14 – Reflections from Day 3

Yesterday was Day 3 of the BOM Mid Quad Training Event in Denver.  In the morning we heard from two different panels  with Val Hastings, Founder and President of Coaching4Clergy as Moderator. Panel 1: Developing Effective Leaders Fred Allen, National Director, Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century Ted Campbell,  Associate Professor of Church History, Perkins […]


You Can’t Lead Beyond the Leader

Last week, someone shared with me an insight that they had gained serving as a volunteer at Resurrection. You can’t lead beyond the leader. If you are not ultimately responsible for a ministry area, worship service, congregation, or nearly any other grouping of people there is always some limit on what you can implement. The […]


2010 Resurrection Online Micro Church Leader Training

I have continued to pitch micro churches as a way of finding renewal within The United Methodist Church and building Christian communities where non religious and nominally religious people are becoming deeply committed Christians. I am currently working on training leaders to launch these faith communities. I hope that by the end of August there […]


Speedlinking – May 21, 2010

What Behavior Are You Selling? It is nearly all behavior change in the church. Great perspective at What Role Do You Play as “the Leader. A Small Significant Moment made me stop and consider my ministry. How to Lead Without Saying a Word Andy’s Answers; How Mitch Joel is building online communities that scale has […]


Zimbabwe: Church and Community (5 of 8)

In Zimbabwe, there did not seem to be a separation between personal holiness and social holiness. One of the sites that we visited was planning on drilling a water well that would be able to provide water for the church members and the community. This would prevent the need to get up at 3:00 or […]


Speedlinking – July 6, 2009

Beginning Another New (Appointive) Year is an excellent reflection on the appointment process and one leader’s experience. I appreciated the guidance at 10 Ways to Create Margin. I want to always be able to say, “I do not counsel people. I teach them to pray.” Three Months with Twitter chronicles @ashleealley’s venture into this media. […]