One of the best ways raise awareness and funds for your mission is by having an email or print newsletter in place. For many people figuring out how to get emails on their email list is the hardest part. That’s what this podcast is about. Peyton and Pete both share their experiences on how they were able to establish their newsletters and gain support for their missions.
Books I’m reading – Elon Musk – I just finished his biography, and the one take away that I have is that Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Stephen Hawking, Einstein, and Walt Disney, all achieved the impossible because of…wait for it…imagination. We’ve been told that imagination is for loafers; people who don’t work. Yet these “imagineers” took tech, science, entertainment and other realms to a tangible, world changing revolution. Elon Musk imagines things, then makes them happen. Everybody tells him it can’t be done. And he doesn’t listen. I see God in that. I see faith in that. I see Paul
Have you noticed that almost every part of our lives are interactive? When we’re watching a movie we can get details on the actors right on the screen. When we order food we can track it from start to finish. But most church services are not built this way. In today’s society where we become bored so easily, is there a way to bring a more interactive experience into a church service?
I have to confess, it’s taken me a while to write this one. Having lost some significant people this year, the writer in me hit the brick wall of grief and gave way to the frail human in me. Today, I want to give tribute to, and remember a man who was truly one of a kind. Speak the name Don Overstreet in groups of planters, catalysts, and old school Southern Baptist Church (SBC) circles and you’ll get a mixed reaction, but you’ll also hear words like “legend” and “rockstar”. I’ve heard this on my travels as far as Miami.
Don Overstreet was a rare breed. He had been involved in church planting and missions for over 50 years and had mentored over 500 church planters. He was a legend. He was also a friend, mentor, and champion of my own ministry. I hosted him on the podcast three times, once with his son
Every year a lot of time and effort goes into Easter Sunday. It’s one of the biggest attendance days for Church’s everywhere, but how do you follow it up? Here’s what you can do the week after Easter to make sure you continue any momentum gained during Easter and ensure you make an impact on the people you are trying to reach!