Blog Archives

Four Little C’s for Healthy Growth

Have you ever ridden in a brand new car? It’s amazing how smooth the ride can be when everything is brand new. But, overtime the very things that provide the smooth ride begin to wear. To keep it smooth you …

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The A-Team

I’ve heard it said many times that “teamwork makes the dream work.” Our church is built around a team atmosphere. I pastor my church as a co-pastor team. Our platform changes faces each week with a different speaker, different musicians, …

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From Prospect to Promoter

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As church leaders and followers of Christ it is our goal to see people gives their lives to Jesus. Most people within your influence fit one of the descriptions in the chart. Let’s take a look at how we can …

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So You Want to Co-Pastor?

When Brandon Doss and I were launching Cultivate Church with a Co-Pastor model, it wasn’t considered the most popular decision to others. Most people couldn’t understand the concept of how it would work, and why we wanted to do it. …

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Thankful for a Dirty Stable

“Without oxen a stable stays clean, but you need a strong ox for a large harvest.” Proverbs 14:4 NLT

I love this verse of scripture. To bring it home to church leaders, this scripture is essentially saying without people everything …

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What Was Sunday’s Score?

How do you know who won the game? How do you know if your favorite team is going to the championship? Is it the one who tried the hardest? Is it the one who had the best looking jersey’s? Is

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3 System Killers

Systems and structures are not the most sexy attributes of leading a successful organization, but it’s definitely one of the most important. Many wonder why their systems and structures do not work. See if you are guilty of these three …

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When Life and Ministry Collide – Your Personal Life

As life-giving as it can be, ministry can also suck the life out of you. When life and ministry collide trouble is soon to follow and burnout is on the way. Here are three simple tips to help you balance

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The Art of Following

It seems that more than ever before, there is a  grand focus on leadership. There are books upon books written every year to teach you to become the next great leader. Twitter is all about gaining followers and leading the

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Think Before You Post

Everyone and their grandmother (literally) are connected to social media these days. More than ever this form of communication is becoming common place in society. No longer is it just for teenagers posting about school, break-ups, and the embarrassing pimple

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