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Women’s Ministry Leadership Tra...

Women’s Ministry Leadership Transition

                                    How do we trust and experience God while navigating life’s challenges? How can we walk in our God-given identity, allowing for His redemption and healing to transform who we are and how we relate with others? Developing a discerning heart allows […]

125th Annual District Conference

125th Annual District Conference

We have the wonderful privilege of being ministered to by Pastor Craig Smith of The Shepherd Project Ministries and also Senior Pastor of Ridgeline Community Church in Castle Rock, CO at our 125th Annual District Conference. Our conference will run from noon to noon, Tuesday through Wednesday, April 5-6. Please plan on joining us at Red […]

Better Together?

Better Together?

For this to make any sense whatsoever, I’ve got to disclose my biases right up front. I’ve served in a handful of different denominations, and I’ve never liked district and national level church stuff. Typically I’ve felt like they just take time away from good ministry to create the illusion of some larger thing we’re […]

Close or Celebrate?

Close or Celebrate?

Just two months ago I sat in a difficult meeting with Elders and our Pastor in Custer, South Dakota which ended in the Pastor resigning. Under these circumstances it usually takes a long time for the church to recover and call their next Pastor. The trajectory of this church was one that indicated it would […]

Metrics – Whose Do We Use?

Metrics – Whose Do We Use?

All pastors and church leaders want to know the answer to the question? Am a successful as a pastor? Am I making an impact?  We go to conferences and get discouraged by seemingly successful pastors when we compare their ministries to ours.  We also can become proud and confident that we are successful because we […]

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