Search Posts:

Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

Connect the dots is magical — at least for someone like me, who barely managed a passing grade in high school art class!

In my work this past year, I’ve been connecting the dots between churches and the benefits of partnering with Barnabas Foundation

If you’ve not been able to connect the dots either, let me help.

Read More

A Lesson from Aretha Franklin for the Church

A Lesson from Aretha Franklin for the Church

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

Few church members will receive fame and accolades the way Aretha Franklin did during her lifetime.

But every believer, no matter how meager their circumstances, can be afforded care from another believer who, in Jesus’ name, says to him or her, “Let’s make sure you have a will.” 

Read More

How Generosity Crushes Greed

How Generosity Crushes Greed

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

“Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need… They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.” (Acts 2:45-47, NIV)

Read More

Give Me the Collection Plate!

Give Me the Collection Plate!

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

“The Lord said to Moses, ‘Tell the Israelites to bring me an offering. You are to receive the offering for me from everyone whose heart prompts them to give.’” (Exodus 25:1-2, NIV)

During worship a few Sundays ago, I watched a preacher turn the sometimes sleepy time of offering on its head.

Read More

Share My Paycheck?

Share My Paycheck?

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

So, share my paycheck. That’s the idea. My work – my paycheck – is directly linked to sharing with those in need in Ephesians 4:28 (NIV).

But my paycheck? Sharing? 

Why is it so difficult to hear and even more difficult to do?

Read More

A High Level Threat

A High Level Threat

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

How majestic to consider a God who keeps His people no matter what! How impressive it is to realize the Romans 8:39 truth that nothing can “separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” God’s people persevere, not by means of gritty determination, but because of a God who has bound Himself to them once and for all.

Read More