How not to fail in ministry leadership

“Of all the challenges leaders face, none is more pervasive yet hidden than the fear of failure. It is almost universal in leadership.”  Thom Rainer                                                 “Our visit to you was not a failure”                                                           (I Thessalonians 2:1) I admit is was stunned as I read this in Paul’s letter to the church in Thessalonica. Continue reading “How not to fail in ministry leadership”

4th Quarter: calling and reality

In 2017 the game changed for us. I moved from my comfortable church office to my new one in our basement. After 30 years as founding and lead pastor of a multi-site church on the north coast of Ohio, my wife and I moved into the fourth quarter, we retired. After some much needed rest,Continue reading “4th Quarter: calling and reality”