10 Ways to Get the Most Out of the CMConnect Conference


The 2017 CMConnect Conference is over ☹️. This year was my second year attending the conference as part of the social media team and my first year leading breakouts. You have probably figured out by now that I am a huge fan of the CMConnect Conference. Now that I have attended for a couple years, I have found some great ways to get the most out of my conference week. I wanted to share my best tips with you so you can have the best experience possible in 2018. 1. Get registered early. The earlier you register for the conference, the cheaper [...]

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of the CMConnect Conference2020-07-06T21:59:12-07:00

Kid’s Worship Nights: Behind the Scenes


I had the God-given dream of creating my first Kid's Worship Night at the end of 2014, and I've written posts on my first couple Kid's Worship Nights, which you can take a look at here: Worship Night and Worship Night 2. I recently held the first Kid's Worship Night at my current church, and it was just as incredible and impactful as it was in my previous ministry. I am honored to have had the opportunity to share a breakout about this life-changing event at the CMConnect Conference this week, and have decided to share my notes on some of [...]

Kid’s Worship Nights: Behind the Scenes2020-07-06T21:59:22-07:00

3 Ways to Create Community


I'm so excited to be back at the CMConnect Conference again this year. This year I have the honor and privilege of being on the social media team as well as leading a few breakouts. The conference began on Monday evening, and there have been two main sessions as well as a day full of dynamic breakouts so far. If I had to leave tonight, I would have already received so much from the conference, but we still have two more days! A word that keeps standing out to me in the main sessions and breakouts is the word, "community". Community [...]

3 Ways to Create Community2020-07-06T21:59:31-07:00

The Red Book: Giveaway and Book Review


I had the privilege of reading Mark Harper's The Red Book before it was released, and I'm excited to share my thoughts and takeaways with you. There are forty-five chapters in this book which would normally sound like a really long read, but that's not the case. Each chapter is only 3-6 pages long, and Mark Harper focuses on one important subject in each chapter. He gives practical advice on timeless issues we deal with in ministry on a regular basis. I won't list all 45 topics, but some of my favorites include:  Chapter 1: "Begin with the End in Mind" [...]

The Red Book: Giveaway and Book Review2020-07-06T21:59:59-07:00