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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…

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…

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…

Too many churches move into a community to reach the people who are there and then operate like a fortress to keep the community out. But what are some practical ways we can serve our community? How can we move beyond building a church to building a city?
Too many churches move into a community to reach the people who are there and then operate like a fortress to keep the community out. But what are some practical ways we can serve our community? How can we move beyond building a church to building a city?
12 Sep 2017

Is Your Church Building the City? | The Leadership Unstuck Podcast

Too many churches move into a community to reach the people who are there and then operate like a fortress…

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…

There are 7 stages in a typical church's life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to the stagnating last stages of life support. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I unpack each phase of the church lifecycle, and offer specific and strategic next steps you can take to find your way to sustained health ... and finally become unstuck.
There are 7 stages in a typical church's life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to the stagnating last stages of life support. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I unpack each phase of the church lifecycle, and offer specific and strategic next steps you can take to find your way to sustained health ... and finally become unstuck.
18 May 2017

7 Phases in the Life of a Church | The Leadership Unstuck Podcast

There are 7 stages in a typical church’s life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to…

According to recent research, 4 out of 5 people aren't regularly listening to a podcast. Personally, I have found podcasts to be a valuable tool. I’m sure there are many reasons for those statistics, but I started to wonder if at the most basic level, the majority of people still don’t know exactly what a podcast is or how they could benefit from taking the time to figure it out. So, I wanted to provide a basic rundown of what podcasts are and hopefully answer some questions you may have.
According to recent research, 4 out of 5 people aren't regularly listening to a podcast. Personally, I have found podcasts to be a valuable tool. I’m sure there are many reasons for those statistics, but I started to wonder if at the most basic level, the majority of people still don’t know exactly what a podcast is or how they could benefit from taking the time to figure it out. So, I wanted to provide a basic rundown of what podcasts are and hopefully answer some questions you may have.
23 Apr 2017

Still Not Listening to Podcasts? Here’s What You’re Missing (And How to Get Started)

According to recent research, 4 out of 5 people aren’t regularly listening to a podcast. Personally, I have found podcasts…

Magnetic. Inspiring. Charismatic. Visionary. God-given personality gifts or problems waiting to happen? Big personalities are attractive, and bad things happen when a church is built more on the big personality of the pastor than Jesus. But actually... that's true of any personality type.
Magnetic. Inspiring. Charismatic. Visionary. God-given personality gifts or problems waiting to happen? Big personalities are attractive, and bad things happen when a church is built more on the big personality of the pastor than Jesus. But actually... that's true of any personality type.
21 Mar 2017

The Leadership Unstuck Podcast: Is That Church Built on a Big Personality or Jesus?

Magnetic. Inspiring. Charismatic. Visionary. God-given personality gifts or problems waiting to happen? Big personalities are attractive, and bad things happen…