My System for Leading An Awesome Meeting

Ministry is about people. Therefore, ministry leaders have many important conversations and meetings.As a busy church worker, you need to make the most of every meeting and conversation that you have. Just think of all the meetings that you have each month. Team planning meetingsTalking with volunteersBoard meetingsStaff meetingsAnnual performance reviewsCoaching talksCounseling sessionsHiring someoneFiring someone

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How Not to Leave Your Pastorate

As I ended my first discussion on “The Right Way to Leave” I said, “Ministry transitions can be filled with grace for everyone involved when handled with care and prayer.” In the course of writing that former post, it became clear that I had more to say on how not to leave your pastorate. If you are not

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5 Marks of Culture in Growing Churches

You might have trouble believing this. The culture of your local church is the greatest predictor of potential growth. Culture is sometimes a hard and abstract-like concept. I’ll try to explain it. Culture is a general noun that we often use to describe the thought patterns and accompanying behaviors of humanity. It broadly includes their

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