Chemistry and Character Over Competency

View this post on Instagram Garret is a 20-something executive pastor in the Seattle area. He has come to value chemistry and character far above competency. A post shared by Slingshot Group (@slingshotgroup) on Jun 4, 2019 at 7:46am PDT

Sermon: The Best Calling Ever

// Recorded June 2, 2019 // Passage: Colossians 4:17-18 (ESV) “And say to Archippus, “See that you fulfill the ministry that you have received in the Lord.” I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains. Grace be with you.” What do you need to fulfill? What have you received? What will people remember about you? Are you a blessing or…

New Stats Beg New Approaches

Has God changed . . . His attributes, call, or the gospel? Never! Then why is the following happening in Protestant churches in the U.S. and what does it mean for us as pastors? (Source: LifeWay Research, April 2019.) 6 in 10 are plateaued or declining in attendance. Almost half (46 percent) say their giving decreased or stayed the same from…

Supervisor of Stoke

Meet Tyler . . . a.k.a. “Supervisor of Stoke!” Do you and your team make people feel important . . . even to the point of removing peoples’ skis for them?

Can You Solve This?

I can’t remember exactly when I first saw this, but I was in middle school. The puzzle stumped me for the longest time because I put invisible restraints on the solution; I was unable to “think outside the box.” Can you? Does your team?