November 2017

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Our culture still embraces Christmas. Churches decorate, plan and hold extra services. But are we really connecting with the people who only come to church during the most wonderful time of the year? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I review "the wins" every church can experience during the Christmas season.
Our culture still embraces Christmas. Churches decorate, plan and hold extra services. But are we really connecting with the people who only come to church during the most wonderful time of the year? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I review "the wins" every church can experience during the Christmas season.
29 Nov 2017

Christmas Is the New Easter? | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Our culture still embraces Christmas. Churches decorate, plan and hold extra services. But are we really connecting with the people…

It's a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to sharing the gospel? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I discuss what churches could learn from Marriott about serving people through your church facilities.
It's a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to sharing the gospel? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I discuss what churches could learn from Marriott about serving people through your church facilities.
21 Nov 2017

Marriott and Church Makeovers | The Unstuck Church Podcast

It’s a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to…

Though I primarily work with churches, I do have the opportunity from time to time to provide consulting and coaching to business leaders. It struck me recently that the healthy businesses I serve practice many Biblical principles. At the same time, many stuck churches I engage with are unwilling to embrace these same Biblical principles.
Though I primarily work with churches, I do have the opportunity from time to time to provide consulting and coaching to business leaders. It struck me recently that the healthy businesses I serve practice many Biblical principles. At the same time, many stuck churches I engage with are unwilling to embrace these same Biblical principles.
14 Nov 2017

Pruning: Biblical Practices that Healthy Businesses Embrace and Stuck Churches Avoid

Though I primarily work with churches, I do have the opportunity from time to time to provide consulting and coaching…

Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that's not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we meet knows the material. Whether you lean towards measuring everything, or eschewing numbers in favor of stories, there is one number you simply cannot ignore -- and it's probably not what you think.
Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that's not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we meet knows the material. Whether you lean towards measuring everything, or eschewing numbers in favor of stories, there is one number you simply cannot ignore -- and it's probably not what you think.
13 Nov 2017

Pastor Math 101 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that’s not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we…

Multisite growth is exciting and challenging. But this Communications Team was feeling the heat and it began to creep into staff interactions. They were being inundated by requests that were last-minute or lacking coherence. Learn the steps they took to simplify communication and strengthen their team.
Multisite growth is exciting and challenging. But this Communications Team was feeling the heat and it began to creep into staff interactions. They were being inundated by requests that were last-minute or lacking coherence. Learn the steps they took to simplify communication and strengthen their team.
08 Nov 2017

Staff Stress & Communication: One Multisite Church’s Story of Simplifying for a Healthier Team (with Illustrations)

Multisite growth is exciting and challenging. But this Communications Team was feeling the heat and it began to creep into…

In the weeds. That's where many senior pastors live. It's not usually a pride issue -- more a question of role clarity. In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy Anderson and I discuss the three roles only the senior pastor can do for a church, and why you should give yourself permission to delegate everything else.
In the weeds. That's where many senior pastors live. It's not usually a pride issue -- more a question of role clarity. In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy Anderson and I discuss the three roles only the senior pastor can do for a church, and why you should give yourself permission to delegate everything else.
07 Nov 2017

3 Roles a Senior Pastor Can’t Delegate | The Unstuck Church Podcast

In the weeds. That’s where many senior pastors live. It’s not usually a pride issue — more a question of…