"Did you know that 94 percent of churches are losing ground against the growth of the communities they serve?"
But if you do stay focused on these five things, I believe you’ll see a marked improvement in your leadership and character. And that can only be a good thing.
"A culture of suspicion happens automatically; a culture of trust takes intentionality."
"Leadership is all about generating momentum."
Stated simply, there are many things pastors would like to say, but they don’t feel like they have the freedom to do so.
"We need to call a Pastor who knows how to shift congregational culture."
If you struggle with productivity it could be that becoming a morning person is the solution to your struggles.
"Don’t let the discontent that drives you become the discontent that destroys you."
The greatest leadership lesson I have ever learned is: Every hill you face is not worth dying on.
"I believe these traits can help you realize your leadership potential."
"Here are four proven ways to spot the rising stars who are emerging all around you."
"Here are 10 reasons why I believe it’s beneficial, at least in our situation, to not have “Baptist” in our new church name."
I think of many churches who were nimble, growing, innovative and popular, but after building a big infrastructure, and things started slipping a bit...
"Be a shepherd and protect the sheep. But remember, you’re one of the sheep too."
"The Kingdom of God is within you. The Kingdom of God is in your midst."
"I wasn’t anywhere nearly as gifted as I thought I was."
“Success isn’t owned. It’s leased, and rent is due every day.”
"We live in a world that bombards us with incessant visual stimuli and noise."
"Pastors and ministry leaders are not above character implosion and wandering from the Lord."
Too many times, churches try and fail to “keep things in the family.” They intentionally share little, if any, information, and what is shared is ambiguous or intentionally deceitful.