We had some energizing conversations about church leadership in May on TonyMorganLive.com. These were the topics that got things going, in case you missed out:
There are several significant systemic problems within the denomination that create barriers for churches to experience health and growth. From my perspective working with Methodist churches across the country, here are a handful of those broken systems.
Of the churches we surveyed in our research on church staffing last year, 41% still do not have any women on their senior leadership teams. Here are a few reasons why I think churches need to be more proactive on this issue.
Few churches have a great planning process. Most don’t even have a good planning process, if they have a process at all. Wise planning should always include these four elements.
Do you have a culture that includes and raises up the women on your staff to lead, or is your culture somewhat exclusive of women? Here are three questions that might help you answer that question.
As important as it is to define your core values, if the members of your church are not clear about them, those values are worth little more than the paper they are printed on. Consider these three powerful yet simple strategies from for instilling your church’s core values.
This free download includes an article, discussion guide and a whiteboard exercise you can draw to lead your staff through an actionable conversation about the importance of defining your team values.
One of the things we’ve found is that teams can get so focused on the creative product, that they miss seeing it as a pastoral opportunity. These seven steps are important things to consider when launching your church’s rebrand.
What will digital disruption look like in the Church? It’s going to be hard to predict. (That’s what makes it a “disruption.”) But you can get a sense by paying attention to digital trends in business, other non-profits, and new church plants. Here are a few trends I’m seeing.