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Minister’s Gathering 2018 Sessions

Minister's Gathering 2018 was such an amazing time together as we were challenged to begin to think about and live out our mission. We can't be so inward focused that we miss out on the people outside of our doors - the very ones we are called to reach....

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The Cheapest Thing You Can Do To See Growth

In the past 4 months, I’ve visited 15 churches across our ABNWT District.  We do something called “Secret Shopper”.  As unspiritual as that sounds, it provides the leadership with an objective eye on what a Sunday experience looks like and the feedback has been quite...

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Podcast – Vitalizing Churches With Gary Taitinger

Welcome to the NEW Healthy Churches ABNWT podcast. Share this with your leadership team and let's start the conversation. In this episode, Pastor Gary talks about the 5 pillars of the prevailing church: Teaching - Giving answers from the Bible that people are asking...

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Behind The Scenes At Minister’s Gathering 2018

We just finished an amazing Ministers Gathering 2018 at Banff Park Lodge.  Many who attended have been asking questions about the event so we thought we’d put them in one blog.  I hope it helps.   What program do you use to handle event registration? We use Reg Fox  ...

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3 Ways Love Will Improve Your Preaching

Why Love? “You must love the people you’re speaking to.” Print that out and tape it to your desk.  Nothing, literally nothing, will have a greater impact on the power of your preaching than that. Time after time I’ve listened to pastors who preach like they hate their...

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3 Valiant Motives To Volunteer

Everyone wants a heroic team of volunteers that can take any hill, endure any hardship, and face any threat.  What separates the victors from the vanquished?  Heart. The truth is that anyone who volunteers will have many motivations to do so.  Some motives will be...

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Peace On Earth

Jesus’ peace comes in establishing God’s Kingdom – a spiritual kingdom among mankind.  Many in the day that Jesus was born and prior to that, possibly even these Shepherds, were thinking the Messiah would come to establish an earthly kingdom and to bring peace against Rome’s tyranny and bondage.  But this was not the peace Jesus came to bring.

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