From All Tribes and Peoples and Languages

(This post originally appeared in the October 2015 edition of the Baptist Courier) Growing up, I had the privilege of living in West Berlin, Germany during the Cold War (1981-1986).  While in Berlin, my family attended Berlin Baptist Church, an international church whose members came from England, Lebanon, Vietnam, Indonesia, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia, Germany, and Cambodia.  Being a part of such …

3 M’s of Leadership

(This article originally appeared in the February 2016 edition of the Baptist Courier) One of the most powerful memories I have of the Army involves standing in a chow line with other officers waiting for our enlisted soldiers to get their food.  The reason we stood in line rather than going ahead of our soldiers directly related to the 3 M’s …

10 Steps for Leading Change in Your Church

(This article appeared first in the Baptist Courier on May 3, 2016) About 300 years ago, George Whitefield and John Wesley led a great Evangelical Awakening in the United Kingdom.  However, last month, on a study abroad trip to England and Scotland, I was reminded of the need for change within churches as we witnessed large cathedrals that no longer …