En Garde Pastor!

“Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.” – Acts 20:28 (NASB) Serving the church has certainly been challenging during the COVID19 crisis. This novel virus has demanded innovative skills and […]

A Viral Outbreak from Asia

Book Overview: Ying and Grace Kai’s Training for Trainers: The Movement that Changed the World  Wigtake Resources – February 23, 2018 – 199 pages  If you are looking for inspiration and simple ideas to get your life and congregation more focused on evangelism, you should read Ying and Grace Kai’s Training for Trainers: The Movement […]

Scattered

COVID 19 Update—Be a lamp. When the Stay at Home order was first given in March of this year, I was anxious and fearful. What kind of impact was this going to have on me, my family, my work, my church, and our world? I was not prepared for all that would happen. But, I […]

ReGathering Anxiety: Should I Go Back to Church?

This past weekend, hundreds of churches opened their doors and invited their people back. My church was one of those. Normally, my church has two worship services and two Sunday School hours on Sunday morning. We chose to re-establish worship first and continue our groups via digital format, in homes. We offered 4 different worship […]

Can Our Sunday School Class or Small Group Re-gather?

Maybe a better question is, “SHOULD our Sunday school class or small Group Re-gather”? We should know this week (May 11-15) what guidelines the State of Louisiana will suggest in order to Re-gather. Regardless of how you feel about those suggestions, the main question is, can you Re-gather your Sunday school class or small group […]

Re-Gathering Ready?

Re-Gathering Ready? Webinars

We enjoyed talking about re-gathering the church in your regular facilities! Topics included general guidelines, how you can safely do so, and much more. See the links below for the webinar that best fits your church. We encourage you to share this info with others in your congregation and pray for wisdom as you proceed. […]

Five Old Innovations for Our New Day

It’s a new day. New normals will emerge. Our churches are picking up new technologies and new innovations to help us continue to deliver the gospel. In this season of new, of change, of adaptation, there may also be some OLD innovations that we need to circle back to. As we reset our churches over […]

Is it Worth it?

COVID 19 Update – Is what we have been going through worth it? The answer to the Christian is a resounding yes. I know it is hard.  I have cried out to God myself, WHEN will this be over? Is all the pain, frustration and agony we have experienced during this pandemic really worth it? […]