Falling in Love with the HOW

Last week I wrote about a vision for the how.  If you didn’t get a chance to read it you can check it out here.  But, if you did then you are in great shape for us to discuss one of the greatest flaws when it comes to the strategy or how of the vision […]

Controlling the Surrender

I am probably a control freak… not really sure what that even means.  People around me have mentioned it as a character trait of mine.  This is what I know about myself… The thought of the unknown scares me. I hate being unprepared. I like making things happen. I hate being told “no”. I think […]

A vision for the how

This is part ___ (who knows) of my series about Mission, Vision, and How (Strategy).  This is a practical series about these concepts.  People who are much smarter than me have written about these concepts.  This is just my view of how things sort out.  Also; Trey is doing a series about the mission and […]

The mission & basketball

What is a mission? According to Dictionary.com there are 16 different definitions of the word “Mission”. My favorite definition found at dictionary.com is; “the business with which such a group is charged.” This past weekend I attended a local high school basketball game.  This isn’t unusual for me, I love watching student athletes compete.  What I love about athletics is that each person […]

Mission -> Vision -> How

Why STYLE is a good thing. The style of worship, the style of church, the style of teaching, and the style of leading is not the mission; but they can have a profound meaning and importance if in the context of the mission.  Here’s how it works in my head:

Love the Mission or the Style?

In a world that is all about style, should Christian’s be all about style? For many years I fell in LOVE with the style of Church rather than the mission of Jesus.  Yes, that’s right, I fell in love with a style.  The style of the worship gatherings were appealing to me and relevant to […]

Go = the Mission?

Therefore – GO The great commission is found in [youversion]Matthew 28:19-20[/youversion]. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to […]