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 moreYou Have to Ask – 5 Steps to Asking for Money

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 moreJacob Wrestles and So Do I

Thoughts: Do you send the steak back?

Content by Rev. Mike Hunter, CCA We send the steak back. We walk out of the theater when the movie doesn’t meet our liking. We go through doctors and dentist until we find the one who does things the way we want. We shuffle our kids to different schools to find the ones that teach … Read moreThoughts: Do you send the steak back?

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 moreFriday Thoughts: “Go with God”

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.