Leadership is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.
We have all heard various statistics bantered about regarding the length of time pastors remain in one position. I've heard everything from the average is 18 months to 4 years. Of course, the length is affected by the definitions and scope applied to any study that produces these statistics. I've also heard the study that … Continue reading Stubborn or Steadfast
The final step in our ministry structure is not really the last step. It is a new beginning. A new beginning of purpose and life. Our four-part strategy Plug In, Charge Up, Live out, Pass on is a circular one. It is continuous as we walk it out as individuals, collectively, and with others that … Continue reading Here’s Why… Pass On
Have you ever heard it said of a church, "it just wasn't meeting my needs..."? I have. It's been said to me by someone leaving a church I was the pastor. While the pastor and leadership of a church should be servants, there is a problem with the above statement. The church does not exist … Continue reading Here’s Why… Live Out
"We don't use people to get ministry done, we use ministry to get people done."
Vision looks down the road, way out front, and sees what is coming so we can be prepared.
John Maxwell speaks and writes about the "Law of the Lid." The basic idea is that we each come to points where we can't go or grow any more the way things are, we have reached the lid. The lid might be there because a leader we serve is limiting us or is him/herself limited … Continue reading The Lid