Category Archives: Leadership

5 Tips For Great Meetings

From time to time, I have the privilege to be asked to meet with leaders from other churches to talk about what God is doing at Cross Point. Usually it’s church planters, other ministry leaders or small group pastors. I absolutely love it! I will always find time in my schedule to help other church leaders in […]

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Email Doesn’t Work

I love the Ted talk that Simon Sinek gave a few years ago about how great leaders inspire action. The premise of the talk is that people do not buy what you do, they buy why you do it. They follow you because they believe what you believe. I would add for organizations and ministries, […]

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Is Anyone Following?

One of my favorite Ted talks is about how to start a movement by Derek Sivers. He uses a video from a music festival in Europe as an example of how a movement is built in about 3 minutes. One of the things he says is that “the first follower turns a lone nut into […]

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Why Should I Care About Theology?

I am currently taking a group of guys at Cross Point through a spiritual leadership mentoring process. For 8 months, we will be studying a variety of church leadership books, Bible study methods and theology. It’s kind of like turbo seminary. In our group meeting this week, we had a lively discussion around a theology […]

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You Should Do The Opposite

Last week, I helped facilitate a Leadership Community at Leadership Network in Dallas, and one of the exercises that we had the teams do was called Opposites. We had each church list 5 of the most common ways they do currently ministry and then what would be the ministry potential of doing the complete opposite. […]

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Look For The Bright Spots

In the book, Switch, Chip and Dan Heath introduce the concept of looking for positive deviants in problem solving. When we take on a system that is broken, we have a tendency to focus solely on the problems and try to fix them. The end result is that the issues are usually so big and […]

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