Tom Corcoran has served Church of the Nativity in a variety of roles that give him a unique perspective on parish ministry and leadership. First hired as a youth minister, Corcoran has also served as coordinator of children’s ministry and director of small groups. He is lay associate to the pastor and is responsible for weekend message development, strategic planning, and staff development.
Father Michael White and Corcoran are coauthors of the bestselling Rebuilt Parish series, including the award-winning Rebuilt—which led to the CatholicTV series The Rebuilt Show hosted by White and his lay associate, Tom Corcoran—Tools for Rebuilding, Rebuilding Your Message, and The Rebuilt Field Guide. They have spoken at parishes and conferences such as the Los Angeles Religious Education Conference throughout the United States and at diocesan gatherings in Austria, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and Poland. They have been guests on EWTN, CatholicTV, Salt + Light Television, and numerous Catholic radio programs.
Life often comes down to a few defining moments that can set the course and direction of our whole life. Throughout the Scriptures, God uses key moments to get people on board his mission and purpose in the world. In this episode we will look at key ways to leverage moments in the weekend experience and on their spiritual journey.
John Maxwell notes, “Where there is no vision the people perish. Where there is no money, the people perish.” Money is needed to do ministry and growing in generosity is absolutely need to grow as a follower of Jesus Christ. In this episode we will look at some practical steps to help people grow their giving.
In this episode we will look at our upcoming Rebuilt Conference and what attendees can expect to get out of the conference.
Conferences can make a big difference in changing a church culture and growing a healthy parish. Our parish (Church of the Nativity) benefitted tremendously from attending church conferences and learning from people in the trenches. In this episode we will look at how to leverage conferences to grow as a parish
Growing a healthy parish takes time and long obedience in the same direction. A parish simply will not grow without the commitment of its leaders. In this episode we will look at the power of commitment and how to last for the long haul.