Category Archives: Blog

Are You a Successful Pastor?

Are you a successful pastor?  Most likely, when you read that question your mind immediately goes to the markers by which we so often measure “success” in the church world: how many people attend my church?, how big is our budget?, … Continue reading

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The RESCUE Church has a New Vision Statement!           

Show me a church with no vision and I’ll show you a church with no future! Sadly, many churches around the world today have lost sight of the reason for their existence and have no vision of being used by … Continue reading

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Great Resources for Marriage and Parenting

  For the past few weeks, The RESCUE Church has been in a series called “First Comes Love” in which we’ve been focusing on the subjects of marriage and parenting.  As this series comes to a conclusion, I wanted to … Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient to Your Marriage

Why do marriages fail? Although I realize that’s a pretty complex question, I do believe I know a big part of the answer. Most marriages fail because people go into marriage with a completely flawed view of what marriage is … Continue reading

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Growing Rural Church Seeking Young Leaders!

Are you a young person who loves Jesus and feels led to serve Him in some form of vocational ministry? Have you ever felt discouraged or frustrated because your youth and lack of practical hands-on ministry experience seem to limit … Continue reading

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What Cracker Barrel Taught me about Leadership

I have two quick stories I want to share with you for two reasons: I want to vent (aka complain) about these frustrating experiences I’ve witnessed recently. I want to draw out a good leadership lesson that can be taken … Continue reading

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Hey Church! If you don’t want to change, then don’t hire a leader!

I believe much of the evangelical church is experiencing a crisis in leadership today. As I see it, far too many churches lack strong, bold pastoral leadership. I often find myself wondering, “Where have all the leaders gone? Why is … Continue reading

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Will You Do Me a Favor?

I love helping people, but often I struggle to ask others to help me with stuff. I’d love to share a noble reason for this, but at the end of the day, it’s just pride. (Sad, I know!) But today … Continue reading

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A SELF-less Prayer in a “SELFIE Culture”

We live in a “SELFIE CULTURE”. What do I mean by a “SELFIE CULTURE”? Well, on the surface I’m simply referring to the recent massive shift in our culture in which nearly everyone keeps a “smart” phone within arms distance … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Praise God even in the Midst of Grief?

I have a confession to make.  I often find it easy to give God praise and thanksgiving when things are going well in my life.  When my health is good.  When my finances are steady.  When my marriage and other … Continue reading

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