staffing

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…

“We need more staff!” your team cries. You can see that the staff is visibly tired, feeling overworked and stretched too thin. But you look at your staffing dollars and already feel like you’re overspending on staffing. How can that be?
03 Oct 2017

Why Mid-Size Churches Get Stuck: You Don’t Actually Need More Staff

“We need more staff!” your team cries. You can see that the staff is visibly tired, feeling overworked and stretched…

Candidly evaluating whether you have the right people on the bus and in the right seat of the bus and doing the right activities is difficult for someone on the inside of an organization to do. Here are the top 3 weaknesses that repeatedly surface when The Unstuck Group analyzes staffing & structure in churches (and each of these are usually a surprise to the senior leadership).
20 Jun 2017

Staffing & Structure: 3 Weaknesses Most Churches Unknowingly Experience

Candidly evaluating whether you have the right people on the bus and in the right seat of the bus and…

Conventional wisdom tells us that when things get difficult we just need to work harder, work smarter or somehow upgrade the quality of our work. But what do you do when trying harder doesn’t work? It probably means it’s time for you to stop doing the same old thing with more effort, more efficiency, or more quality and to start implementing new strategies. It’s time to try something entirely new.
08 Jun 2017

Trying Harder Won’t Fix Your Church

Conventional wisdom tells us that when things get difficult we just need to work harder, work smarter or somehow upgrade…

Recruiting and hiring a new team member can be exciting! Hire the right person and the whole team benefits. When you invite the right person to join your team, not only is there an infusion of new talent, but also new ideas, fresh eyes, and a new well of experiences to go to. On the other hand, hire the wrong person and the ministry at your church could be set back for years. Here are 5 principles to keep in mind when it’s time to make the next hire at your church.
03 Apr 2017

5 Principles That Should Play Into the Next Hire at Your Church

Recruiting and hiring a new team member can be exciting! Hire the right person and the whole team benefits. When…

There were some great things about the 1970s. Sideburns and shag haircuts included. That was cool back then, but does anyone go out in public like that today? Not many people do, and it’s hard to believe there are some churches out there that are still trying to dress and function like we’re still living in the 70s. The way they keep up with records, the way they handle giving, the way they budget, and the way they handle staffing are all straight from that decade.
28 Dec 2016

The 70s Called, and They Want Their Strategy Back

There were some great things about the 1970s. Sideburns and shag haircuts included. That was cool back then, but does…