Third Promise for Fighting Fear
July 21st, 2020
Since I first wrote about Fear and the Covid-monster, much has continued to happen in our country and world. We are now in, what some are calling, a new surge. We have new cases of Covid reported, hav...
Second Promise for Fighting Fear
June 15th, 2020
In my previous article, First Promise for Fighting Fear, I mentioned that Christianity has a lot to say about fear. Most people live enslaved by their fear of death. In fact, one of the reasons Jesus’...
First Promise for Fighting Fear
June 3rd, 2020
Why are so many people wearing masks? We used to say it was, in a figure of speech, not good to “wear a mask” around people. You should “Just be yourself!” Don't hide or pretend to be someone else. No...
3 Factors in Quarantine Burnout
May 4th, 2020
by Jim Moon, Jr.Vice PresidentI coach and consult with high-capacity leaders, and I’m hearing them express increased levels of irritability and fatigue as the quarantine continues. When normally dilig...
4 Phase Response to COVID-19
April 16th, 2020
I have talked to many pastors in various places (such as FL, GA, CA, MI, MA, UK) about their church’s response to the national disaster we are facing. As I have listened, I have discovered these four ...
2 Missional Ideas During Quarantine
April 9th, 2020
By Jim Moon, Jr.Vice President“I don’t know how to reach out and help! Or even if I should!”In a season of quarantine and social distancing, how can local churches continue their mission to reach out ...
Coaching and the COVID-monster
April 2nd, 2020
By Dr. Tom WoodPresidentThere has never been a time in the history of the church (in the USA) that has more complexity, fear, and anxiety than now. Other crises have been mainly regional, and neighbor...
March 9th, 2020
By Dr. Tom WoodPresident of CMMOne of the most common questions among Christians (not just church going Christians but the theologians, pastors, and Bible teachers) is “How do we live the Christian li...
Women Need Leadership Coaching
February 19th, 2020
by Robin VaughnWomen's Coaching Catalyst at CMM“As the wife of a church planting pastor, I seldom get the chance to pour out the less-than-pretty places in my life with a sense of safety and belonging...
Benefits of Church Renewal
February 4th, 2020
by Dr. Tom WoodPresidentHave you ever thought, “I think I might have taken this church as far as I can? Maybe I need to leave and let the next guy take it to the next level?”If you are in (or have bee...
2 Reasons You Are Lonely
January 29th, 2020
by Jim Moon, Jr.Vice PresidentFinally! You worked your way up to top level leadership. This is what you've worked for and always wanted, right? How does it feel to be at the top of the org chart? In m...
A Plan for Discipleship
January 15th, 2020
by Dr. Tom WoodThe purpose and plan of discipleship in many churches is unclear, unfocused, and unreliable. Programming will change constantly and the themes we emphasize vary wildly. It leaves people...