Building Bridges to Our Muslim Neighbors

In December 2018, families from Vintage Church’s North Raleigh campus shared dinner with Muslim families at the North Raleigh Masjid, which runs out of a strip-mall and doubles as a mosque and community center. Most of the 25-plus attendees from Vintage had never stepped foot in a Muslim space before; they displayed a nervous excitement… Read More

Church Revitalization: How & Where to Start

To expect different results, you need to do ministry differently. God put a passion in my heart for helping organizations get unstuck. Even from the early days, I’ve had a passion to help churches, specifically existing churches, to get healthy. All of my previous experience—my city manager days, included—has been working with communities and churches… Read More

Discover the 5 LOVE Languages of Pastors

With apologies to Gary Chapman for playing on his well-known “Five Love Languages” theme, I asked 24 pastors how a church member might speak to each pastor in his own love language. And though 24 people do not constitute a massive survey, I was amazed at the consistency of the responses. To fit the theme of five,… Read More