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I just watched a moving video tribute to one of my friends who recently moved to heaven. My own sense of mortality mixed with awe for a wonderful, godly man filled my heart. We met in unusual circumstances and he wasn’t exactly happy about it but the results were amazing. Hale Kekauoha would become a …

Remembering Uncle Hale Read More »

A friend is trying to move his congregation to multiplying microchurches. Excuse me, I should have said that he’s trying how to keep up with the Holy Spirit who is breathing on his efforts in ways that might scare many of us. We spent time together in a private coaching service via my website for …

Can You Handle Stuff Like This? Read More »

So, tell me… Are you responding to the pandemic or merely reacting to it? Some who react struggle to survive while other reactors have simply moved the program out of the box and onto smartphones or whatever. Disciplemaking churches, on the other hand, see this as an opportunity to multiply disciples, leaders and groups. To …

Planting Digital Churches in Response to COVID-19 Read More »

I recently finished reading the book, “Leaders Eat Last. Good stuff! Whether you are into church planting or leading an older church, the message is for you. Put your people forward and good things will happen. Pull all the kudos toward yourself and the world won’t be such a nice place. Sure, there are leaders …

Leading from the Back of the Bus Read More »

I just heard of a veteran microchurch planter bounced from a mission he had planted because someone in authority thought he “wasn’t trained.” This person had just come off of a self-funded mission to bring clothing and hygiene to people in a very poor city. While there he, and a couple of others, ran workshops …

How Much Ministry Autonomy is Too Much? Read More »

The world needs the information rattling around inside your brain. I bet you’ve considered writing a book—nearly everyone has. But, if you’re like most people you probably don’t think your thoughts really measure up. Or, maybe you have too few connections to interest a publisher. Whatever holds you back can hardly stand up to the …

So you want to write a book… Read More »