Fight For Your Full Inheritance

I grew up expecting very little in life. The adults I grew up around had the mentality that we had no real control over our future. They had low expectations for almost anything, whether it be job fulfillment, financial abundance, people following through on their promises- you name it. I became internally conflicted when I began […]

Do Not Let January Defeat You

In our part of the world, January is the coldest and darkest month of the year. Naturally, during this season people struggle with keeping up their motivation levels. While taking a sun vacation is a nice break, it is best to think about long-term, sustainable solutions that help you kick winter in the teeth! Here […]

Integrity Determines Success (by Barry Slauenwhite)

Welcome to part 3 of a three-part series on the greatest determining factors of ministry success… Integrity is often defined as simply “being who you say you are” or “Doing what you say you do!” Integrity involves accountability systems and transparency. Integrity demands that your marketing message match your program/ministry activity. It ensures that when […]

Strategy Determines Success (by Barry Slauenwhite)

In the first post of this 3-part series, we discussed the vital importance of FOCUS in ministry success. Here, I describe the importance of having the correct STRATEGY… I’ve come to believe that one of the key components to a lack of ministry success is the absence of strategy. I’ve been told by some that we […]

Focus Determines Success (by Barry Slauenwhite)

I have served in various leadership roles over the past 40 years. I wish I could tell you that all of them were exciting and successful initiatives, but the truth is, I’ve made mistakes along the way. These mistakes, coupled with a healthy dose of wisdom from others and a heavy infusion of God’s grace […]

5 Reasons To Start Writing Your Book Today

This year I was blessed to reach a lifetime milestone- publishing my first book! It was a tremendous learning experience. I learned how to outline and expand content, how to work through the details of the publishing process, and how to build other resources around the book. I even learned how to deal with carpal […]

Benefits of Coaching to Achieve Your Intentional Dreams (by Dr. Scott Francis)

  Can I ask you two questions? First question: Have you got an intentional dream yet? There are two answers to that first question. Some people answer with “Um, not really…well…maybe…I’m not sure you would call it an intentional dream…what do you mean… (long pause)…” Or they answer, “You bet I do!” Second question: Have you got a coach […]

Have You Decided To Be More Successful Next Year (by Dan Miller)

Often, we have someone call our office about making a change in his or her life.  We send information and then hear nothing.  Two years later, that person calls and says, “Now I’m ready to really create a plan.” What I always wonder is, What did they do for those two years?  And usually, when we […]

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life (by Dr. Ken Smylie)

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2  As a licensed counsellor and prayer minister I see a great need in my clients and the greater society for the renewing of the mind. So many minds are troubled and full of fear […]

7 Ways To Master Your Mindset

We tend to look outward for the ‘bad guys’ that are sabotaging our happiness, fulfillment and advancement in life. It is easier to cast the blame on others or on unfriendly circumstances. This may feel good at the time, but does little to move us towards God’s best for our lives. Our greatest enemy is our […]