Does everyone seem to be an unsolicited advice giver in your church? I mean, how often do you hear, “Can I just give you a small suggestion?” I’m sure everyone means well, but hearing this every week doesn’t do my heart well. After many years of receiving unsolicited suggestions, I’ve decided on a new approach. And it seems to be working.
Sometimes short-term decisions feel like wins but, in reality, these trade-offs are drifting you further and further from your mission and vision.
It typically happens around the third location of multisite churches: They get stuck. It’s not in attendance, finances or ministry, but multisite staffing. Here’s how they get unstuck:
We are losing the content battle. Searching people are finding answers from everyone but the local church. Communication in the church needs to be more active now than ever.
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.