A Needed And Important Repost: ——————————————– Sooner or later every leader will have to deal with someone – or a group of someone’s – who are reflexively oppositional. Most of us know what to look for, but if you don’t, here are a few profiles. The person who is against every idea, sometimes even their […]
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Mission statements and organizational structure should be simple, clear, and easy. That anxiety you feel, the sense that you’re running hard and getting nowhere, your life doesn’t have to be that way. You, your team, and organization can wake up each morning with clearer goals. When that happens, you will feel much more joy and enthusiasm about life. At […]
People don’t like the idea of branding. Not only do we not like the idea of branding, but if you mention marketing, market-testing, and market research, some guys get downright angry, especially when it comes to church life. I was once in a meeting when someone mentioned that a particular church had discerned the people […]
As a congregant you have a significant role to play in helping your preacher preach better. In the last post, we talked about time and the effect lack of time can have on sermon preparation. Think about this: After Seinfeld went off television, Jerry Seinfeld decided to retire all his old stand-up material (watch the […]