Pastor Mike’s Blog

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Mentoring or Coaching?

by Mike Hunter

Mentoring and Coaching are vital to the long-term success of an individual in the business world today.  Virtually every post-secondary business program has allocated time to the value of coaches and mentors on their syllabi.   Mr. Matt Starcevich, Ph.D. at the Center for Coaching and Mentoring, Inc. studied the difference between the two, and concluded, […]

Stop Making Labels

by Mike Hunter

One of my favorite tools is the Label-maker!  It can change your life, especially if you are neat-freak!  Labels enable you to create the perception that everything is always in the right place.  You can categorize things, and organize all your stuff into clusters.  And the best part is, you never need to open a […]

A Few Things Your “Church-friend” Forgot to Tell You

by Mike Hunter

So, you’re thrilled that your friend invited you to church!  Your spouse has already connected with some friends she hasn’t seen in years, your kids had so much fun they are begging you to come back next Sunday, and you, well you’re just thankful that the service was nothing like you had imagined! However, in […]

Will You Live To Tell?

by Mike Hunter

I don’t understand it! How come my colleagues and neighbors aren’t getting “saved?” I’m a diligent, hard-working team member, always going out of my way to help others. I always tell my customers to have a “blessed day.” Every day people see me using my favorite, “How does Moses make his coffee? Hebrews it!”- coffee […]

How To Start A Conversation

by Mike Hunter

Start A Conversation… Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, if you want God to work through you to build His Kingdom, you must be willing to initiate spiritual conversations.  We often invest a great deal of time studying what evangelism looked like in the first century.  We analyze Jesus’ methods, such as His […]

DIY Evangelism?

by Mike Hunter

DIY is all the rage!  If you’re contemplating building a tiny house, adding an addition to your summer cabin, or flipping a two-hundred-year-old Victorian home, “DIY!”- is the sage advice you receive from your neighbors and colleagues!  Granted, you think a “stud-finder” is an internet dating site, and you’ve never hung a picture on a […]

How To Pick A Church

by Mike Hunter

The Bible says that there is only ONE church (Eph. 4:4), so why the plethora of options to choose from?  Are churches really that different? Are there good churches and bad churches?  Is there a right church or a wrong church?  How can I be sure I’m making the correct choice? Perhaps, you’re currently “shopping” […]