Leadership & Management

Articles to help church leaders get unstuck.

Sometimes churches get stuck because of the staff team. Either the team is high-performing, but there's interpersonal and leadership dysfunction. Or the team is but there's a significant execution gap. But, it really matters for you to be strong in both.
Sometimes churches get stuck because of the staff team. Either the team is high-performing, but there's interpersonal and leadership dysfunction. Or the team is but there's a significant execution gap. But, it really matters for you to be strong in both.
29 Jan 2020

How to Develop a High Impact Church Staff – Episode 130 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Sometimes churches get stuck because of the staff team. Either the team is high-performing, but there’s interpersonal and leadership dysfunction.…

Your vision is not your to-do list. It’s not the event calendar. It’s not your preaching schedule. It’s not your building repairs. It’s not your most pressing need. It’s easy to reduce vision to the next thing to be done. But the action items on your list are supporting players, and though they are very important ones, they too often grow to a gargantuan size, blocking out all light from the true aim -- the very reason why you have a list at all.
Your vision is not your to-do list. It’s not the event calendar. It’s not your preaching schedule. It’s not your building repairs. It’s not your most pressing need. It’s easy to reduce vision to the next thing to be done. But the action items on your list are supporting players, and though they are very important ones, they too often grow to a gargantuan size, blocking out all light from the true aim -- the very reason why you have a list at all.
14 Jan 2020

Your Vision Shouldn’t Be Your To-Do List

Your vision is not your to-do list. It’s not the event calendar. It’s not your preaching schedule. It’s not your…

Clarifying and casting vision really isn't enough. Eventually your church needs to define how the vision will be accomplished and then execute an action plan to see it through. That's where executive pastors come in
Clarifying and casting vision really isn't enough. Eventually your church needs to define how the vision will be accomplished and then execute an action plan to see it through. That's where executive pastors come in
18 Dec 2019

3 Roles an Executive Pastor Can’t Delegate – Episode 124 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Clarifying and casting vision really isn’t enough. Eventually your church needs to define how the vision will be accomplished and…

Culture is a set of behaviors that defines what the team does, how they behave, what they value. You can't leave that up to chance, hoping team members will figure it out. Check out the fourth episode in a 4-part series of roles a senior pastor can't delegate.
Culture is a set of behaviors that defines what the team does, how they behave, what they value. You can't leave that up to chance, hoping team members will figure it out. Check out the fourth episode in a 4-part series of roles a senior pastor can't delegate.
05 Jun 2019

Culture Champion – Episode 96 | The Unstuck Church Podcast (Part 4)

Culture is a set of behaviors that defines what the team does, how they behave, what they value. You can’t…