Monthly Archives: May 2012

Leadership: Who is Next?

“Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” John 20.21 We are all sent. It is built into the identity of a Christian. We are sent by … Continue reading

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8 tips to lasting in leadership

Whether leading a small group, a ministry or a church, spiritual leadership is heart work and it’s hard work.  This combination can take its toll, driving leaders to throw in the towel prematurely. It might be a conflict, a crisis, … Continue reading

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What is your church doing to reach men?

Let me first give a head nod to Every Man Ministries, a satellite ministry of Saddleback Church, and my hope is that you will give serious thought to improving, expanding – or starting – your men’s ministry. I give my highest … Continue reading

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Kenny Luck, on Biblical Fatherhood

With Father’s Day fast approaching, we thought it fitting to sit down with Kenny Luck, Men’s Pastor at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA, and President of Every Man Ministries. We asked Kenny some questions to help us think through being … Continue reading

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Leadership, Jesus, & Your Small Group Ministry

Small group ministry is all about people. Day in and day out at Saddleback Church I could spend the majority of my time dealing with people and mess. After all, that is why we went to Seminary—to deal with people. … Continue reading

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The need for exponential faith thinking

As a proponent of church health and growth, I’ve come to believe in the necessity of exponential faith-thinking. To explain this in very practical terms, consider adding a zero to every goal. Do you want to reach 1,000 for Christ … Continue reading

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Group Talk! Planning for a successful group launch

It’s Springtime; which means it’s time to plan for Fall. Let GroupTalk help you with as you begin to look toward the upcoming fall Small Group season. We all know that “back to school” also means “back to church” for … Continue reading

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