Jim Botts

Jim Botts
Jim Botts is a Missional Leader with extensive pastoral leadership experience in church planting, multi-site, and large church environments. His passion is to reproduce leaders through local churches who are missionally engaged in reaching communities. Jim and his wife Rose have three boys Stephen, Josiah and Daniel.
Visit Jim Botts at www.jimbotts.com
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    Out of the Box and Into the Kingdom

    Why do we restrict God's work? Jim Bott urges church leaders to break out of the ultimate Christian box: the church.

  • It's easy to lose sight of the true owner and leader of our church ministries.

    It's easy to lose sight of the true owner and leader of our church ministries.

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    Whose Ministry Is It?

    It's easy to lose sight of the true owner and leader of our church ministries.

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    4 Reasons to Quit Being a Christian

    Real thoughts on the difference between being a "Christian" and following Jesus

  • Immediate vs Ultimate

    We live in an instant gratification culture!  Yet, so much of what God does, He does over time.  Consider the following… 1.  Jesus spoke about life change in terms of producing fruit ~ Fruit isn’t produced over night.  It takes seasons, storms and time for fruit to grow and ripen. Everyone loves stories of immediate life […]

  • …We Got Words!

    “Who needs action, when you got words!”  So sang Kurt Cobain in Nirvana’s rendition of the Meat Puppet’s song Plateau. If there’s one thing that cultural Christians have, it’s words.  Though talk is cheap, lukewarm Christians place a higher value on talk over walk, creeds over deeds, and explanations over demonstrations. CH Spurgeon urged Christ’s followers […]

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    The Church vs. the Kingdom

    Great perspective on the difference between Kingdom People and Church People

  • Whose Gig is it Anyway?

    You do not have a ministry!  Only Jesus does! It’s not uncommon to hear Christian’s use words like “my ministry” to refer their participation in God’s work.  I appreciate the heart behind those words, but recently I’ve been reflecting on this, and here’s where I’m at… When people speak of “my” ministry, they’re on slippery ground. […]