What I Learned From Ed Young

For those of you in ministry, ever have one of those really cool ministry moments? One for me was definitely last week, being able to meet and listen to Ed Young give some great leadership advice. Although some of the main points I took from the sessions relate to ministry, I'm thinking of shooting a … Continue reading What I Learned From Ed Young

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Why Bored Ain’t Always Bad.

We're rarely ever bored. Recently I was in a doctors office filling out insurance paperwork. My favorite! Kidding. After I was done, I sat down and just waited... I don't always do this. I usually just take out my phone, like every other human being, but this day, the thought of doing that exhausted me. … Continue reading Why Bored Ain’t Always Bad.

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Kids Man, Kids.

This past week was Kids Week at our Commack Campus and it was seriously a blast. As staff members, it's pretty much the one week out of the year we get the green light to run around, let loose, and act a third of our age. It's magical and tiring all at the same time … Continue reading Kids Man, Kids.

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Effective Conversations: what interviewing taught me about day to day interactions

Last week I had the privilege of interviewing Pastor Todd Bishop on the topic of eternity. What happens after you die? Whether you believe in eternity or not, you have to admit, you have at least thought about it once! Back to the interview part. I’d never conducted an interview before so this was a total … Continue reading Effective Conversations: what interviewing taught me about day to day interactions

6 Events to Keep Summer Interesting

Summer can be a tough season for churches, especially when it comes to attendance and offering. The weather gets nicer, schedules become packed and Aunt Millie throws a BBQ every Sunday afternoon. "Man, if Aunt Millie throws a BBQ in the afternoon, then I have to make the potato salad, and if I make the potato … Continue reading 6 Events to Keep Summer Interesting