5 Ways You Can Grow in 2017

5 Ways You Can Grow in 2017

My wife says, "You are addicted to progress." It's true. I want things to move forward and feel myself getting frustrated when they don't. Surrounding myself with people and organizations that share this value is very intentional for me. Chances are, if you are...

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3 Business Books Every Pastor Should Read

3 Business Books Every Pastor Should Read

I often get a strange look when referring to a pastor as a entrepreneur. After all, a pastor is called by God to shepherd a community but anyone who launches a business idea can call themselves an entreprenuer. Hear me out... God called me when I was 11 at a summer...

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How to Turn Your Sermons Into Blogs

How to Turn Your Sermons Into Blogs

The way we consume content is tremendously different than it used to be. Our culture has changed so much just in the last few decade alone. From Netflix to Facebook, network TV to cable, podcasts, to Periscope, there are so many mediums to broadcast content. In the...

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4 Mistakes Churches Make About Easter

4 Mistakes Churches Make About Easter

Easter weekend can be a HUGE weekend for your church. There is a real opportunity to impact the kingdom like you never have before. This is a chance to generate momentum and grow your church. But... There are also costly mistakes I see churches making every Easter. I...

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5 New Rules for Effective Church Websites

5 New Rules for Effective Church Websites

Your church website may be breaking some unspoken rules. If you follow these rules they will dramatically impact the way your website functions.  Your church site should be an asset used to generate results. Most church websites are simply a window for viewing static...

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5 Ways to Grow Your Staff in 2016

5 Ways to Grow Your Staff in 2016

Growth is a value of mine and should be of every leader. Early this week I posted, "5 Ways to Grow as a Leader in 2016." Today, I want to shift our focus to your staff and how to incite growth in them. Below are 5 Ways to Grow Your Staff in 2016 1. Books PLUS Training...

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5 Ways to Grow as a Leader in 2016

5 Ways to Grow as a Leader in 2016

“Where there’s no progress, there’s no growth. If there’s no growth, there’s no life." - Andy Stanley Confession...I am addicted to progress. I want things to move forward and feel myself getting frustrated when they don't. Surrounding myself with people and...

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2016 Sermon Calendar Template (Free Download)

2016 Sermon Calendar Template (Free Download)

Preaching is something I take very seriously. Communicating the Gospel to a room full of people with diverse backgrounds, financial statuses and education levels can be challenging. I subscribe to the thought the Gospel is perfect but my preaching is far from it. I...

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Confession…Preaching is Stressful

Confession…Preaching is Stressful

I take preaching very seriously and have a lot of fun doing it... However, My sermon preparation has been stressful, even overwhelming at times. On weeks I am scheduled to preach, there is a heaviness usually in my prayer and prep time. Do you get stressed out or...

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Youth Ministry is About Building Doghouses

Youth Ministry is About Building Doghouses

What is youth ministry really about? How can you build a thriving ministry? These are some questions Doug Fields will answer in our upcoming event you can be a part of for free.   SIGNUP HERE FOR FREE   In his book, Purpose Driven Youth Ministry, Doug shares a story...

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Giving at Your Church

7 Easy Ways to Boost Giving at Your Church

Mark Cuban once said... "Tithes...Sales cure all." Now, I understand having a stronger tithe base doesn't cure all. But it sure does help alleviate several church tensions for pastors. Use these 7 ways to boost your church giving. 1. Buy a Giving Themed URL Most...

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About

About

Justin Trapp is a church leader and entrepreneur. In 2014, on a mission trip to Madagascar, after he Facetimed into his wife’s very first ultrasound of their first child, Justin felt God’s leading to step way outside his comfort zone and focus on one thing, helping...

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