Scalable ministry

Content was posted to Facebook on 3.22.2017 by Rev. Mike Hunter Scalable ministry. Often when I consult and invite churches to dream big I get this pushback: we’re not big enough, we don’t have those kinds of funds, we don’t have enough (they usually have a well-developed list-volunteers, etc.) They’ve stopped before they’ve started. And … Read moreScalable ministry

Thoughts: I don’t like you!

Content written by Rev. Mike Hunter, CCA I don’t like you…it’s more serious than that… Every parent has heard the phrase. “I don’t like you” …from a child displeased with the consequences, punishment, or responsibilities the parenting unit delivers. From my ministerial experiences I’ve known parents that wilted to those words…instead of raising children they … Read moreThoughts: I don’t like you!

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”

CONSIDER: What can football teach the church?

I spent most of the afternoon watching football. TCU vs SFA (Go Frogs!) and then OU vs Tenn.  As I watched these games, with the passion and energy of each, it prompted me to ponder… What could football team the church? Passion is contagious – I am a huge TCU football fan. Last week I … Read moreCONSIDER: What can football teach the church?

Stewardship of Mission #MondayFollowsSunday

I was invited to a conversation on financial literacy curriculum for clergy and congregations. I was a guest to the group, as the members had already done a large portion of the work at a previous gathering. I was honored to be a participant in this stage of the conversation and I tried to do … Read moreStewardship of Mission #MondayFollowsSunday