Author Archives: Brent

Submissive Church Culture and Your Lack of Identity

What type of church do you attend? Is it a Saddleback type of church? Or is it is more like a Mars Hill? Some of may prefer a Hillsong style while others lean towards a Mosaic type of feel. We readily … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Speaking and Having a Voice

There is a great difference between speaking and having a voice. Speaking is a simple utterance of words. Having a voice is about being heard. We often confuse the two. When we speak, our ideas are verbally expressed and we … Continue reading

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Competency is Not an Option

Has someone ever told you that they are not a detail person? I hear that excuse often. Dont get me wrong, I identify with non-detailers in many ways. I love abstract ideas and feel comfortable working with the vague concepts. You … Continue reading

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Not Sugar Coating Things

My name is Brent Colby and I am the Children’s Ministry Director for the Northwest Ministry Network. I have an amazing wife, Bria, and two cute little kids. Adele’ loves being a big sister and Oliver surprises us every day … Continue reading

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The Only Culture You Can Create

Most leaders want to change culture. They believe that progress can be made by adjusting ways of thinking and doing. It is true that belief impacts behavior. Our culture is a distilment of the world as we see it. Leaders … Continue reading

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Should Leaders Judge?

Can you judge someone? We are living in a time of moral relativism. People feel free to decide what is right for them to the extreme. Woe to anyone who attempts to foce their moral code on anyone else. This is widely … Continue reading

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