3 Myths of the 501(c)(3)

A recent article in Church Executive was titled “3 myths of the 501(c)(3): When misunderstandings lead to misguidance”. The three myths discussed in the article are: Misconception #1:      Obtaining 501(c)(3) approval means my church will be a ‘state controlled church’; therefore, the government can tell me what to preach. Misconception #2:      Obtaining 501(c)(3) approval would subject my church to participate … Read More

Global Leadership Summit

The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event telecast LIVE in HD from Willow’s campus near Chicago every August to hundreds of locations in North America. This year the Summit will take place Thursday-Friday, August 11-12, 2016. You are invited to join an expected 305,000 people committed to getting better as leaders in 2016. Throughout the fall, Summit events take … Read More

No Ordinary Joe: WW2 Hero Laid to Rest

As a retired Army chaplain, I continue to serve our Veteran community. Occasionally called on to visit the sick and dying, I have opportunities to honor the failing and the fallen.  On December 2nd, seven hours before he breathed his last, I read Luke’s account of the Crucifixion (Hill #1) and prayed my last prayer with Private George “Joe” Taro … Read More