When I do consultations with church leadership, I always explain Jim Collins’s Hedgehog concept and how it applies to churches. The concept is very simple, and is based on the ancient Greek parable: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” In the book Good to Great, Collins expounds on the… Continue Reading »
Biblical content or cultural relevance? Just this week, my pastor said, “Aim at the center of the Biblical tension and stay away from the fringes.” That idea really stuck in my head. It got me thinking about how churches relate to the Bible, and how they relate to their congregations. It seems like many churches… Continue Reading »
Just because there’s a shared mission in a church workplace doesn’t necessarily mean people are happy with their work. It takes effort to keep church staff engaged and satisfied.
We researched some strategies for keeping your church staff happy so we could share the tips with you.
At this year’s NACBA, Reggie McNeal, who currently serves as the Missional Leadership Specialist for Leadership Network of Dallas, TX, said that, in many countries, Christianity is outpacing all other religions. He cited the example that India has grown from 2% of the population professing Christianity in 2002 to approximately 10%, today. In Dnesh D’Souza’s… Continue Reading »