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5 Ways To Lead Teams Effectively

Back in my college days, I was introduced to Abraham Maslow thanks to Dr. Gast, my Educational Psychology Professor. Maslow studied what motivates human behavior and observed that we are all ‘needs junkies.” Once we have fulfilled one need, we move on to the next one. Our basic need begins with food and water and then moves on to feeling safe, belonging, making a difference, being recognized and finally, leaving a legacy. What does that mean  ...

LifeQuest Church

On Mission at LifeQuest Church

Stepping through the door, you might think it’s an old movie theater complete with marquis lights.  But when you walk into the auditorium you will hear awesome music along with an exciting and upbeat atmosphere!  We are not your typical church!  “No Perfect People Are Allowed.”  Our mission: to increase the traffic to heaven by creating life changing communities.  Countless hours are put in each week to make a place for those far from God to  ...

Family, LifeQuest Church

Laura’s Album Preview

It’s been almost 20 years ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday.  As the Director of the Children’s Choir at church, I was approached by a young girl who wanted to audition to sing in the Christmas musical that year.  She assured me she would learn her part and come to every practice.  And she did!  Dressed in her white lamb costume, she sang proudly on the night of the performance.  Tonight as I listened to Laura perform her own  ...

Leadership, LifeQuest Church

Great Teams

Back in my college days, I was introduced to Abraham Maslow thanks to Dr. Gast, my Educational Psychology Professor. Maslow studied what motivates human behavior and observed that we are all needs junkies; once we have fulfilled one need, we move on to the next one. The basic need starts with food and water and then moves on to feeling safe, belonging, making a difference, being recognized and leaving a legacy. What does that mean for  ...

Adventure, LifeQuest Church, Ministry

Living Life on Purpose

Someone once said you can get all A’s and still flunk at life.  Why is that?  Because deep inside of every person is the desire to know that they are fulfilling the purpose for which they have been placed on this earth.  If that desire is not satisfied, Henry Thoreau said we are all prone to ‘live lives of quiet desperation.‘  The trouble in our world today is that we have too much to live with and too little to live for.  Only a bigger  ...

LifeQuest Church

Behind The Scenes

When it comes to working in church, there are the obvious people who stand out because we see them all the time….the lead pastor, the staff, and the volunteers who serve on Sundays as people walk through the doors.  But the truth is that there are so many behind the scenes who work hard week in and week out.  No one notices because the work they do is when the rest of us are not here.  Out of public view, never attracting attention,  ...

LifeQuest Church

Church Zombies

I am not a big Zombie fan – in fact I don’t even watch the show – but there definitely is a comparison to the way many Christians act and what a Zombie does!  One of the perks of working at LifeQuest is being able to get a ‘sneak preview’ of the message each week.  Usually on Thursday afternoons several staff members gather in the auditorium to hear Pastor Chris preach his message which is carried to the Pleasant Hill Campus and  ...