How do we embrace the tension that confronts us?

Content is written by Rev. Christy Drechsel – Christy will be leading our upcoming webinar on “Dealing with Conflict”. See details below.  Even as the fires were crackling through the branches of pines, birch, and spruce, the start of new tree growth was already popping. Heat from the burning trees pops open the cones on … Read moreHow do we embrace the tension that confronts us?

Should churches make New Year resolutions?

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA We are almost two weeks into 2018 and I have already seen commercials on television asking the question, “Have you broken your New Year’s resolution yet?” I know we are only a few days into the year, but really… doesn’t the marketing world have a little more confidence … Read moreShould churches make New Year resolutions?

Conversation Starter: Departing a Congregation – Social Media Boundaries

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA Social media has made the ethics of boundaries more complex in recent years. Over the last few months, there have been several lively conversations about the topic in my circles and on social media itself. I offer up the following to you as a conversation starter, because many … Read moreConversation Starter: Departing a Congregation – Social Media Boundaries

10 Gift Ideas for Church Leaders

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA ‘Tis the season to start writing your list and checking it twice. Many gracious and generous people add their church leaders to their list, so from our experience here at AdminIsMinistry, here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for church leaders… Merry Christmas! Night Out … Read more10 Gift Ideas for Church Leaders

Lessons from Hunters

Content by contributor Rev. Mike Hunter, CCA You can always tell when it’s hunting season in Texas. The traffic on most roads changes dramatically. The count of pickups pulling small trailers overflowing with hunting paraphernalia is up. Four-wheelers, feeders, coolers, stands of all shapes and sizes, portable buildings (and everything to go in those buildings); … Read moreLessons from Hunters

Giving Trends 2017

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA Every year, there is a plethora of information that comes out about the statics and trends surrounding church giving and stewardship. Changes in fundraising”…are opportunities for nonprofit leaders to think creatively about revenue generation in the years to come…”(1) Through the years, churches have had to consider … Read moreGiving Trends 2017

Follow Up: How to Open Your Arms to A New Community

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA We posted an article entitled “When you welcome a new leader…” a while back and the conversation that followed was fruitful. One of the comments inquired on the other side of the welcoming equation… How does a pastor or leader open themselves up to connect to a new … Read moreFollow Up: How to Open Your Arms to A New Community