John Piper wrote Brothers, We Are Not Professionals over a decade ago. Recently an updated and expanded version of the book was released but the message to pastors is the same…that pastors are being killed by the professionalizing of the pastoral ministry. Here are some quotes from the book that explain his point. “What is … Continue reading That’s Quotable – John Piper
Here are the most clicked and re-tweeted post from my twitter feed this week. All of my top posts deal with creating a healthy culture. An organizations culture is it’s strongest force; it is what holds vision, strategy, values, and mission in place. Culture is the personality of any organization. Healthy cultures don’t just happen. … Continue reading Leadership in 140 Characters
Here are the top leadership articles I posted to twitter this week. Many of these articles are focused on ministry leaders but the principles apply no matter where you lead. Don’t miss out on learning from these powerful lessons. Enjoy! Are You Scaring Off Your First-Time Guests? by Tim Peters Why Our Best Volunteers & … Continue reading Leadership in 140 Characters
Volunteers are the key to any healthy church. Let me offer a few reasons why people say yes to volunteering in spite of their busy lives. This isn’t an exhaustive list but it offers a few key points of why people volunteers. They trust you. They believe in the vision of the church. They have … Continue reading Why Volunteers Say Yes
How unchurched is America? It really all depends on how you define "unchurched". Here is an interesting infograph from Warren Bird and the Leadership Network. Leave comments below and let me know your thoughts on these findings.