Does Your Church's Culture Honor God?
July 21, 2016 by

Does Your Church Embrace Systemic Mediocrity?

I was having a conversation with a church’s staff members the other day and mentioned that the words that church leaders…

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What Great Leaders Measure
July 11, 2016 by

The Hijacking of the Church

I opened a sermon recently with the following: “Good morning, Church!” That sounds pretty good, until you dwell on what a…

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Make Effective Leaders
June 21, 2016 by

Turn Leaders Into Disciples

Effective Church Leaders are more than skilled volunteers. First and foremost, they should be expected to exhibit conspicuous spiritual practices. The…

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The Summer Express
June 20, 2016 by

What’s a Leader to Do?

It was a train wreck in the making. The senior pastor had been called when the church was averaging about 400…

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Accountability
June 9, 2016 by

The Illusion of “Fair”

“But that’s not fair!” These are words I expect to hear from my young grandchildren … not words I expect to…

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Are You the Bottleneck?
May 25, 2016 by

Are You the Bottleneck

I get the Harvard Business Review Management Tip of the Day during the week and had to share this one. (BTW,…

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The Importance of Measuring Results
May 14, 2016 by

Is Your Church Destined for Smallness?

How many church leaders does it take to change a lightbulb? I’m not sure, but in many churches it takes 50 percent…

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SmallGroupPraying
May 12, 2016 by

Developing a Transformational Small Group Bible Study

Let me start out by being totally clear. A Bible study in and of itself is not a life transforming activity. The…

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Small Group-Mentoring
May 4, 2016 by

Radical Disciple Making: Creating Processes

“What I really need is more nuts and bolts on how to do disciple making. Obviously, what we’re doing isn’t working.”…

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