Why Do I Work?

Why Do I Work?

We work a lot of hours–whether it is in our home, raising our family, earning a paycheck, or volunteering, we invest a lot of time. Do you have an overall purpose in mind for the work that you do, or do the following statements dominate your thoughts when it...

Mending the Church (The Summit 2021 & MULTIPLY 2021 Combined) Registration is Open!

This year we are combining The Summit (A SDB Pastors Conference) and the 7th annual MULTIPLY Church Development Conference (NOVEMBER 5-7, 2021).  Our theme will be MENDING THE CHURCH. There will be times when these groups will be in separate tracks for the weekend....
Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

You and I waste a lot. In fact, we waste more than we currently measure. The result is that we are in chronic want, though do not know the cause. Our wasteful behavior is simply not in the areas we usually look. I have heard waste not, want not at the meal table more...
Churches and Road Construction

Churches and Road Construction

I do not like disruptions in my plans, especially when it involves driving. I find it incredibly inconvenient to have my schedule upended for road repairs where it looks like nothing is getting done. In the end though, I am convinced that the problem is not so much...