Is your church or organization focused on its mission? Or has it become side-tracked by its values?
It’s easy to measure widgets, but more difficult to measure a changed heart. So is it a good idea or a bad idea to apply specific measurables to ministry?
Declining churches and organizations try to minimize differences and create agreement. But growth is never built on the basis of minimizing disagreement.
“Almost everyone attends a local congregation as a consumer…”
There is nothing wrong with selling your ideas. In fact, a idea needs a good hook to be of any use.
First, you must accept a basic reality, which is this: if you have ideas about what you want to do with your position, then you’re a leader. In leadership, a new job is an exciting opportunity because it’s a chance to introduce a strong vision. Vision is essential to leadership. But it doesn’t come without trouble. Here are five realities you must accept if you’re a new leader.