Church at Its Core

Church at Its Core

A picture of Michael (second from the right) and others in the Mosaic community serving during one of their “Fifth Sunday Missional Projects.”   One of my main hopes as I began my ministry at Mosaic Church of Clayton was to experience church in a...
Responding in a Worthy Manner

Responding in a Worthy Manner

A colleague emailed me with a question regarding why a program wouldn’t work correctly on her computer.  I went to her room to see what was going on.  I walked her through the steps to get it working and got to the point where you select “allow” (for...
Leading and Loving Millennials

Leading and Loving Millennials

God has a divinely inspired way of preparing His’ leaders for their call to serve Him like none other. The words of the Lord assure; “Moreover, whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he...

Tactician

Tactician – field savvy (more lessons from the Platoon Leader’s Manual) The church starter becomes a tactician in understanding the environment (culture) of his mission.  In mission strategy, we learned there are three strategies for mission outreach.1  The...
Sudden Change

Sudden Change

  When I played football in college at Alabama A&M University (Go Bulldogs!) my coaches would always talk about how to deal with sudden change. In nearly every game there were instances where the momentum would change suddenly. It could be an interception or a...
Developing a “Growth Mindset” for a Healthy Church Culture

Developing a “Growth Mindset” for a Healthy Church Culture

At the start of any organization, an important consideration is to decide on the type of culture that will drive the life and work of the group.  Healthy organizations understand that maintaining a dynamic and life-giving culture is important to its success.  One...