Consulting & Coaching

About Me

Chris is a ministry consultant and coach with over twenty years of experience serving the local church...

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Consulting & Coaching

Consulting & Coaching

I am passionate about coming alongside churches and leaders to help them be more effective in their mission...

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Contact Me

Here are the details about getting a hold of me. If you feel like I could help in any way, shoot me an email and let's talk.

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Everyone Needs A Coach

I have written several times about the need for all leaders to have someone to lean on every once in awhile. In our small groups system at Cross Point, we called them coaches. Coaches are simply there to check in occasionally on leaders, and be a sounding board for any issues that might come up […]

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Custom Message Studies

Creating solid, biblical studies to go along with Sunday messages is one of the most difficult weekly tasks for most small group staff people. A lot of teaching pastors won’t have their messages ready to go until the end of the week, and that doesn’t give the writing team (usually one person) much time to go […]

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5 Benefits Of Groups

I believe that small groups are where sustained, life change happens best. That when a group of people spend time together in Biblical community, spiritual growth is possible. But when small groups are the option and not just an option at a church, there are also tons of additional benefits that come along with them. […]

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Book Announcement

I am extremely excited to share what I have been working on for the past 6 months: I will be releasing my first book, Small Groups For The Rest Of Us: How To Design Your Small Groups System To Reach The Fringes, on the Leadership Network Next Imprint with HarperCollins Christian Publishing in the fall […]

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Small Groups In A Hut

I had the incredible privilege of spending last week in Kenya seeing all of the amazing work that Blood:Water Mission is doing to help end the HIV/AIDS and water crisis in Africa. It’s estimated that in the Lwala community alone, 1 in 5 people are currently infected with HIV/AIDS. That is a staggering number that […]

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It’s Time To Launch New Groups

This Sunday, we will launch over 100 brand new groups at Cross Point. We know that the best way to get new people into community is always by starting new groups.  That’s easy said, difficult to do. Here are 5 things that we have discovered to help us start multiple new groups at one time: […]

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5 Ways To Read Through The Bible

In a couple of weeks, I will have read through the Bible in one year. This is a goal that I have had for the last few years, but good intentions seemed to always turn into failed objectives. I would start the year out strong, start slacking off around mid-February, and then completely give up […]

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