July 2017

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Churches experience terribly painful moments: scandal, loss, division, family tragedy. These identify just a few of the rough waters that church leaders must traverse. As I work with more and more churches, I'm realizing two things. First, painful moments are unavoidable. No church is immune. And second, a church cannot heal from something it doesn't acknowledge. Responding well in these moments is the difference between getting stuck or moving forward together.
Churches experience terribly painful moments: scandal, loss, division, family tragedy. These identify just a few of the rough waters that church leaders must traverse. As I work with more and more churches, I'm realizing two things. First, painful moments are unavoidable. No church is immune. And second, a church cannot heal from something it doesn't acknowledge. Responding well in these moments is the difference between getting stuck or moving forward together.
31 Jul 2017

Painful Church Moments: 6 Ways to Begin the Healing Process

Churches experience terribly painful moments: scandal, loss, division, family tragedy. These identify just a few of the rough waters that…

How can you increase generosity? This is a question church leaders across the globe are wrestling with. They want their ministry to grow. They want giving to increase. They want to successfully fund capital campaigns. But they're not quite sure where to start. Unfortunately, this often leads churches to neglect intentionally building generosity.
How can you increase generosity? This is a question church leaders across the globe are wrestling with. They want their ministry to grow. They want giving to increase. They want to successfully fund capital campaigns. But they're not quite sure where to start. Unfortunately, this often leads churches to neglect intentionally building generosity.
27 Jul 2017

Beyond Capital Campaigns: Every Aspect of Increasing Generosity You’re Not Thinking About

How can you increase generosity? This is a question church leaders across the globe are wrestling with. They want their…

Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that the largest financial investment most churches make is on people, specifically the church staff. Let me do my best to address some of the common questions we receive on this topic.
Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that the largest financial investment most churches make is on people, specifically the church staff. Let me do my best to address some of the common questions we receive on this topic.
18 Jul 2017

The Money Series: How Much Should Churches Spend on Their Staff?

Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that…

Is your church all talk and no action? Most teams don't experience a lack of inspiring meetings. Perhaps it's time to buckle down and start following through on your plans. In this episode, I address some of the challenges churches face when executing plans and provide practical next steps for making decisions and taking action.
Is your church all talk and no action? Most teams don't experience a lack of inspiring meetings. Perhaps it's time to buckle down and start following through on your plans. In this episode, I address some of the challenges churches face when executing plans and provide practical next steps for making decisions and taking action.
17 Jul 2017

Church Staff Don’t Follow Through (Part 2) | The Leadership Unstuck Podcast

Is your church all talk and no action? Most teams don’t experience a lack of inspiring meetings. Perhaps it’s time…

Does your team spend more time talking about ideas than doing them? Instead of chasing rabbits, maybe it's time to start doing what you say you are going to do. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I discuss why many church teams struggle with follow-through and provide tools and next steps for making ideas happen.
Does your team spend more time talking about ideas than doing them? Instead of chasing rabbits, maybe it's time to start doing what you say you are going to do. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I discuss why many church teams struggle with follow-through and provide tools and next steps for making ideas happen.
11 Jul 2017

Church Staff Teams Don’t Follow Through | The Leadership Unstuck Podcast

Does your team spend more time talking about ideas than doing them? Instead of chasing rabbits, maybe it’s time to…