3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

Every growing church must ask themselves as they expand: Should we hire from the outside or the inside? I believe that in many cases, building is better than buying. In other words, hire and develop within your church rather than hiring outside of your church. Now, some positions are entirely fine for hiring, but I … Continue reading 3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

How to obtain a God sized Vision for your Church

Continuing to update and grow your vision is one of the most difficult tasks that leaders face. Leaders are called to lead people to carry out the vision that they have. Vision is important? Why? People are attracted to organizations that have purpose. People follow vision driven people. Bottom line, if you want followers, you … Continue reading How to obtain a God sized Vision for your Church

5 Reasons Some Churches Don’t Grow

Every pastor wants their church to grow. No pastor sits around desiring for his church to stay exactly where it is and never grow. Now before we go further, I am criticizing small churches. I love small churches. As I have talked with small church pastors, they all want their church to grow though. The … Continue reading 5 Reasons Some Churches Don’t Grow

Metrics your Church Should be Measuring

Every successful church or successful organization does not become successful without evaluating itself. Evaluation is critical to be successful. You must evaluate everything. What you desire to replicate, you should evaluate! [Click to Tweet] If becoming a successful church requires evaluation, it is important that we are evaluating the important goals that we intend to … Continue reading Metrics your Church Should be Measuring

5 Key Questions You Should be Asking Those You Lead

Great leaders ask great questions. Brad Cooper said in his afternoon talk at the most excellent way to lead conference that "The greatest leaders of tomorrow are the greatest question askers of today." (Listen to the talk here) In fact, some of this post is derived out of Brad's talk so much of the credit … Continue reading 5 Key Questions You Should be Asking Those You Lead

3 Things Pastors Need in Their Personal Lives

As I write this, my heart is heavy. My heart is broken for Perry Noble and Newspring Church. If you have not heard yet, you will soon- Perry Noble was removed from the senior pastor position at the church that he started nearly 20 years ago, NewSpring Church. He was removed because of an abuse … Continue reading 3 Things Pastors Need in Their Personal Lives