Author archive for Mikal Keefer

  • Pastor…You’re Remarkable (and Probably Overwhelmed)

    A ministry friend recently sent me his newly-revised job description for review: a jaw-dropping five pages of expectations. Given the…

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  • Three Lessons for Pastors from Air Traffic Controllers

    by Mikal Keefer Something to consider the next time you fly: roughly 87,000 flights crisscross U.S. airspace daily, most of…

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  • Four Lessons for Pastors from MMA Fighters

    by Mikal Keefer Across the cage, a tattooed maniac is slamming his fists together, screaming he’ll rip your head off.…

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  • What will you say to Stephanie?

    by Mikal Keefer Spoiler alert: Stephanie goes to church weekly—but only because she’s paid to be there. She works at…

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  • Navigating Change

    Some people love change, some hate it, and both tribes are part of your church. So how do you keep…

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  • Where is the road ahead going to take you?

    Many churches around the country are beginning to ask these questions: Where are we headed? What does the future hold?…

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