By Josh Reich on Jan 31, 2018
I think hospitality has the power to change the relationships we have. It is that powerful.
By Josh Reich on Jan 6, 2018
"The number one complaint I hear from people is, “I don’t have time. I don’t have time for hobbies, sleep, my marriage, relationships, kids, reading my Bible.” You do, you just gave that time away. You give your time to the things that matter most."
By Josh Reich on Dec 20, 2017
Christmas Eve is coming, and millions of people will walk into a church to experience something. But what will they get when they walk into your church or mine?
By Josh Reich on Nov 29, 2017
"There is a lot at stake in what we do with our mornings."
By Josh Reich on Oct 6, 2017
8 questions to ask as you prepare to preach your next sermon.
By Josh Reich on Sep 21, 2017
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Josh Reich on Jul 15, 2017
Inviting someone to church or sharing your faith about Jesus can be awkward. It is nerve wracking, scary and often times not what many followers of Jesus want to do. Yet, the reality is if you are a follower of Jesus, you are to be a witness of Jesus. (Acts 1:8) That is a key and crucial piece of your new identity in Christ. It is not optional.
By Josh Reich on Jun 6, 2017
Let’s face it, when someone hurts us, we can brush it off and often move on. We can be tough, ignore it, deal with it or get even (although that rarely helps), but something changes when it is our spouse, kids, a close friend or a family member who is hurt. We feel powerless in that moment.
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Josh Reich on Apr 19, 2017
Now, we all know that God is the one who grows a church, but often that church is healthy and growing because of the character, quality and capacity of the lead pastor and leaders.
By Josh Reich on Mar 30, 2017
While we often think God’s silence means He has abandoned us or left us, that is not true. God’s silence does not equal God’s absence.
By Josh Reich on Mar 15, 2017
If there is one thing pastors know well, it is the pain that can stem from a poorly run elder team.
By Josh Reich on Mar 7, 2017
If you talk to any pastor or his wife and ask them about friends, more than likely you will get a sad, longing look.
By Josh Reich on Feb 27, 2017
You know the conversation. Someone in your church asks to meet with you, or you set up the meeting because you know they are angry at you, the church or a decision that was made.
By Josh Reich on Jan 28, 2017
Have you had a guest come to your church who seem excited but never come back?