communications life ministry

Telling the Story: An Example from the @OlatheChamber

I appreciate a well told story. Telling stories is one of the most effective ways to lead a community or congregation. The church that I serve, Resurrection West, is a member of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce who recently released a video to promote Olathe. This model could be effective for a wide variety of […]


Leadership @KauffmanCenter on Opening Weekend

On Sunday afternoon, Nicole and I met some friends to see the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Community Open House. It was a drizzly afternoon and the line was long. We waited in line for over an hour. Along the way, there were volunteers that were present to answer questions […]


Veterans Day 2010

Today is Veterans Day. I want to take a moment to say thank you to all the men and women that have served in uniformed service. I invite you to give your attention to this video from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

ministry renewing the church

Ministry Expenditures ≠ Outcomes

This week, I read The Importance of Outcomes by Gil Rendle and Susan Beaumont. I commend this article to you from The Alban Institute and want to share a key quote: “The number of hours, visits, calls, reports, and so on is not a measure of what is produced in ministry but rather a measure […]