Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – Part 4 of 8

SYSTEM #4: THE SMALL GROUPS SYSTEM Welcome back to our weekly Wednesday blog series, “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack.” If you’ve been keeping up with these posts each week, I trust that your church systems are beginning to undergo positive transformation. Hopefully, you’ve pinpointed some areas that have suffered because of slack and started turning that lack around! Today, we … Read More

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Coming to Phoenix – Fusion Seminar on August 14, 2008

In just over a week I’ll be in Phoenix for my Fusion Seminar. Can you help me get the word out? We’ve done no outside promotion for this seminar, yet its is shaping up to be a great event! Maybe it’s because Bob Franquiz is going to be with me. Or maybe Phoenix pastors are just committed to the ‘learn … Read More

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Answering Your Small Group Questions – Question #1 – What About Childcare?

Hi Everyone. Kerrick Thomas here. I’m the Exeuctive Pastor at The Journey Church and Co-Author of Launch and Activate with Nelson. Today, Thursday and Friday, I’m going to be answering some of the most common questions we get about small groups. Tomorrow (Wednesday), Nelson will be back with the weekly Slack = Lack post, which will be centered on the … Read More

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Monday Proflections – August 4, 2008

This is a big week for me personally (my 14th Anniversary on Wednesday), professionally (see Thursday and Friday) and for Church Leader Insights….here’s what’s happening: Monday – Usual staff meetings plus an interview with a potential staff pastor. Tuesday – Last day to register for my Phoenix Fusion Seminar at the lowest rate…if you are anywhere within driving distance, I … Read More

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You Need Anchors In Your Life

At last Friday’s NYC Coaching Network we began by talking about “Anchors” we need in our life to keep us grounded. Anchors are set activities that keep our priorities in order. There are many different kinds of anchors: family anchors, spiritual anchors, personal growth anchors, etc. Spiritual anchors are daily, weekly, yearly or occasional activities that we do to celebrate … Read More

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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – Part 3 of 8

SYSTEM #3: THE ASSIMILATION SYSTEM It’s Wednesday again! Time to take another step in our weekly Wednesday blog series, “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack.” Hopefully, you’ve been keeping up with us in this series and have been giving some real attention to whether there is slack (and therefore lack) in your church systems. If you missed the series’ first post … Read More

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What Happens AFTER Baptism?

Baptism is a very important event in the life of any new Christian. I know that we all go to great lengths to make sure the celebration is done just right. But what about the day or week after the baptism service? What’s your follow-up plan? I’ve noticed that the week after a person’s baptism can be a trying time. … Read More

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