It's a Trust

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 29, 2010

At some point this week, this month or this year, something good will come your way.  A promotion, an opportunity, an advancement, a raise, a…

You Will Be Accountable for This

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 20, 2010

Who do you admire?  I imagine that if you’re a preacher, you admire other preachers.  If you’re in kids ministry or student ministry, you’ve got…

Worship Rises Releases Today

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 13, 2010

My friend Chris Vacher has been spearheading an exciting project over the last year…a worship cd called Worship Rises. It releases today on iTunes and…

Game Changer

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 8, 2010

I’d love your input!  I’ve been invited to speak at a conference where the theme is “Game changer”.  I’ve been reflecting for a week now…

It's Worth It (Really)

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 5, 2010

Need some encouragement to keep going in ministry? A few times every year I see a passage that I swear someone added to the Bible…

Five Things That Stop Great Leaders from Entering Ministry

By Carey Nieuwhof | July 2, 2010

Some insightful discussion last week around this question: where are the great leaders in this generation of church?  What’s keeping the next generation of leaders…

Where are the Leaders?

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 24, 2010

Where are the great leaders in this generation of church? I’m not talking about the handful we twitter about, follow, admire or whose books we…

Happy Father's Day (aka How to Get Fired on Mother's Day)

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 20, 2010

If a lot of us preachers treated Mother’s Day the way we treat Father’s Day, we’d get fired. On Father’s Day, we often say “Dads,…

One Key to Innovation

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 19, 2010

In 2011, more than half of all of Apple’s revenue will come from products that did not exist four years ago. That’s impressive. What amazes…

Seven Questions to Help Engage the Culture

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 15, 2010

It’s so easy to become culturally irrelevant.  I don’t even need to try.  One day you’re doing some awesome worship music, playing Modest Mouse and…

What People Really Want From You

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 9, 2010

So I like Apple.  True confession.  (And no surprise to anyone who knows me.)  Last week they taught me a key lesson in customer service I’m…

Nothing Is Actually Free

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 4, 2010

Years ago, one of my best friends told me "Nothing is actually free."  We were talking about a free lunch I won.  He said, "Sure,…

The Biggest Obstacle

By Carey Nieuwhof | June 2, 2010

You can accomplish more than you think.  Most of the barriers are in your head.  At least if you’re like me.  Let me explain.  It’s…

One Thing That Will Fuel Your Passion

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 29, 2010

Earlier this week we had a look at seven things that won’t fuel your passion, which leaves this lurking question:  what will fuel your passion?…

Seven Things That Won't Fuel Your Passion

By Carey Nieuwhof | May 25, 2010

The longer you’re in leadership, the more aware you become of what really fuels passion over the long haul.  The question that drives me (a…