Lots of organizations are bad at meetings, but churches are near the top of the list of worst offenders. In this episode, Amy and I share principles for meetings that work (aka: meetings that don’t waste time and money and actually help the organization create positive action), and a quick formula to self-assess your organization’s meeting track record.
Seeking Counsel & Empowering Others: More Biblical Practices That Businesses Embrace and Stuck Churches Avoid
I recently shared how pruning is the most common biblical practice that I see businesses practice but stuck churches tend to avoid. Today, I want to share a few more of those practices.
“We need more staff!” your team cries. You can see that the staff is visibly tired, feeling overworked and stretched too thin. But you look at your staffing dollars and already feel like you’re overspending on staffing. How can that be?
Is your website keeping people away from your church? There’s a simple way to begin answering that question. Begin tracking this metric to inform you of a few things:
In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I talk to Joe Dobbins, Lead Pastor of Twin Rivers Worship Center in St. Louis, Missouri about reducing complexity within churches. Churches often get stuck because they are trying to do too much. That’s why it’s crucial to identify and stop programs that are not working. You’ll hear Joe’s story, and Ryan and I talk through a framework for reducing complexity in your own church.