5 Things The New Guy Should Know

Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Looking back on my experience being the new guy at Hillsong last year and then again early in 2013 when I started my marketing position at James River Assembly; I am now fully aware of the common pitfalls that people make when entering into a new position. We often start as enthusiastic beginners ready to

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8 Ways to Help Your Church Embrace Change

Thu, Jul 26, 2012

If you have pastored for any length of time you have certainly experienced opposition, criticism, and rejection when it comes to implementing change. I have seen the worst of it. I have been there when a simple change in leadership means loosing over half of the congregation, and the remaining “leadership” disagrees with every decision,

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How to be heard as a leader

Thu, Apr 19, 2012

Seeing young leaders rise up to the challenge of leading a team, I have noticed that one person will usually try and claim leadership over the group, and quickly be frustrated when no one follows his leadership. The blame gets put not on his inability to lead, but on the people who are insubordinate to

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I am Powerless to Help Myself

Tue, Mar 20, 2012

Psalm 113 1 Praise the LORD! Praise, O servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD! 2  Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forevermore! 3  From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the LORD is to be praised! 4  The LORD is

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What to Do When Your Doubt Takes Over

Mon, Mar 12, 2012

Where I have placed you, I have graced you”-God It is inevitable for anyone, pastor’s especially, to feel that they are in over their head at times. Sometimes we doubt that this purposes of God can truly be fulfilled through us, that we can get through the most demanding of days, pass through a trial,

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Month End Review of Hillsong Church

Wed, Feb 22, 2012

So I have been here at Hillsong Church Australia for an entire month now! I have to say I am impressed with what I have seen, experienced and been a part of. Within this short time frame I have arrived in Australia, moved into a house in Bella Vista, met hundreds of new faces, went

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