You Have to Ask – 5 Steps to Asking for Money

Content is written by Rev. Micah James, CCA Recently I was having a conversation about stewardship, fundraising, and finances with a colleague in ministry. As usual, the conversation turned to budgets and the 1st quarter. “How is your church doing?”, my colleague asked. “Fine,” I replied. As it is with most conversations between ministers, we don’t … Read more

Jacob Wrestles and So Do I

Content by Rev. Micah James, CCA “24 Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.25 When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him. 26 Then he said, ‘Let me go, for … Read more

Friday Thoughts: “Go with God”

“You cannot stay where you are and go with God” – Henry T. Blackaby I’ve been reflecting on this “go with God” idea. For Noah, it meant building a boat…the first boat ever…in a time and place when there was no need for a boat. For Abraham, while living with his father, he received a message … Read more

An Administrator on … A Day When Low Drama is Not.

I really think God has called me to be an administrator, because at times I need those lessons myself. From air conditioners, to cars, to ministry logistics, to stewardship, to family transition, to back-to-school, life is always going to have places that challenge us.