Key Insights From Others

Mentors Build You Up

Finding someone who can mentor and encourage you in your leadership development and Christian service is a must.  I’ve found that kind of support and encouragement from Greg Finke and his blog at  He speaks with clarity into my context as a parish pastor seeking to join Jesus on His mission every day.  I encourage you to check out his blog and to especially read these great posts.  Who are your mentors?

Missional Renaissance: Changing the Scorecard for the Church

This book by Reggie McNeal has the potential to guide pastor and people into a new understanding of what is essential and non-essential to the mission of the church.  For this reason a group of pastors in Grand Rapids, MI worked together to craft the following application guide.  It is our hope that this application guide will lead you to discover greater joy in ministry as you move toward a leadership development model for ministry that could ignite your passions and those who serve with you.