Shepherd Your Wife

Although this post is written for pastors, the principles can apply to all husbands. The Church is facing an epidemic involving pastors who fail to shepherd their wives. As pastors, our natural tendency is to love our church and ignore our families. We would not actually say this but it is evident by our actionsContinue reading “Shepherd Your Wife”

Five Benefits of Multi-site Churches

In this season of life, God has called me to be a Campus Pastor in an incredible church called The Rescue Church. The Rescue Church is a multi-site church which simply means we are one church that meets in multiple locations. Every Sunday morning, The Rescue Church meets in Garretson, SD; Flandreau, SD; Colman, SD; Deeside,Continue reading “Five Benefits of Multi-site Churches”

Pray For ‘Em (New Song!)

Verse 1 [Tyler Ramsbey] Hurt people hurt people I remember that So you can sling that dirt but Imma settle back I know that it hurts but I will never grab After my reputation cuz I’m dead to that In other words I don’t need your applause I don’t seek to please people I serveContinue reading “Pray For ‘Em (New Song!)”

Holy Preparation: Three Ways to Prepare for Worship

I can vividly remember the preparation that went into taking the ACT College Assessment test when I was in high school. This was a grueling, four hour test which I had prepared for months ahead of time. Leading up to the testing day, I dedicated hours studying the material, taking practice tests, and preparing myselfContinue reading “Holy Preparation: Three Ways to Prepare for Worship”

Walk With the Wise

We are currently in a series called #WISDOM at The Rescue Church. We are using this series to study the remarkable book of Proverbs. Proverbs was written by the wisest man who has ever lived (next to Jesus), named King Solomon. Proverbs consists of short phrases with profound meaning – similar to a Twitter feed! ThisContinue reading “Walk With the Wise”

Practical Steps for Spiritual Growth

The past year has been absolutely incredible. I have had the amazing privilege of pioneering and launching the Garretson Campus of The Rescue Church. One of the primary reasons we launch new campuses is to reach those who are far from God. Specifically, we do not seek transfer growth (growing via members of other churchesContinue reading “Practical Steps for Spiritual Growth”

Leadership Lessons from a Pastor

Pastoral leadership is one of the most difficult yet rewarding leadership positions available. On a daily basis, I have the opportunity to encourage people in their faith and exhort them to live according to Scripture. Yet, part of pastoral leadership is leading volunteers. Some say that leading volunteers is comparable to herding cats (If youContinue reading “Leadership Lessons from a Pastor”

Radical Honesty

If you have not read the first four posts in this series, be sure to read them below: Ladder of Humility (Part One) Ladder of Humility (Part Two) Ladder of Humility (Part Three) Ladder of Humility (Part Four) Imagine this scenario: You are sitting in the waiting room of a hospital, looking over a magazine.Continue reading “Radical Honesty”