20 Things Good Listeners Do

“Do people think you are a good listener?” That’s a great question! Whether you are coaching someone, just being a friend, engaged in a missional conversation, or discipling someone, listening is a critical skill to develop. Good coaches practice active listening. Good disciplemakers are good listeners.

Spiritual Growth is Never Easy

A few years ago I had the marvelous opportunity to train leaders in southern France. I spent a week at Chateau de Saint Albain. It was so beautiful. I loved running through the countryside in the early mornings past the vineyards!

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“If the boat misses the harbor, it’s seldom the harbor’s fault.”

Missional Living: Lesson #19

Leaders must be accountable for disciplemaking. You’ve heard the adage, “Speed of the leader, speed of the team.”
Ask your spiritual leaders who they are influencing to follow Jesus. Don’t assume they are building relationships with lost people.

5 Reasons Church Plants Should Not Merge

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Momentum is a powerful force. With momentum, you can advance forward rapidly. Without it, forward motion will eventually stall.

All in All

“And when all things are subjected to Him, then the Son Himself also will be subjected to the One who subjected all things to Him,

Are you Trading Leaders for Lessons?

I started Lake Hills Church when I was 25 years old. I had just graduated from seminary – and somehow I was just naive enough to think that I could do it.