5 Tips to Kick Start your Ministry Career Transition

About 25 years ago, a popular topic in ministry circles centered on Kings (marketplace leaders) and Priests (vocational ministers). One of the hottest discussions I recall was that Kings did not know how to talk to Priests and vice versa. They each spoke a language of their own and didn’t understand what was being spoken […]

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Balance and Alignment: Pastors need this too!

Balance and Alignment are essential preventive maintenance for our cars. It is clear that potholes and bumps in the roads knock our cars out of alignment and wear out our tires quickly if we don’t correct the misalignment. Lesson: if you don’t do the maintenance, you find out the meaning of the famous FRAM oil […]

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Wives Speak Up–He’s NOT Hearing You!

I don’t get many requests to coach career transitioning husbands and their wives together. Hmmm! Maybe I should start making that a requirement? An excellent blog post by Pastor Ron Edmondson got me thinking about the way we men tend to become so focused on our job change that we don’t always hear what our […]

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Tips for Times of Turnover

Years ago I spent most weekends bass fishing. (yes, even Sundays B.C.) I totally wanted to become a professional bass fisherman and join Bill Dance and Jimmy Houston with a TV show and great outdoors lifestyle. This morning on my daily walk and talk with God as I passed by a retention pond and saw the […]

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Are You a Double Switcher?

After serving many years in ministry whether overseas or here at home, you may find yourself in the position of being a double switcher!  In the midst of your transition you decide God is leading you to change both your role and career field or industry. For some, this only adds to the confusion and challenge of finding […]

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Letting Go Is Hard To Do

Ask anyone in the Sunday School class I teach each week and they will tell you–I love to share what God says to me when I am in my holy of holies, my shower. Today the Lord once again brought a smile to my face as he reminded me of one of the toughest things about […]

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