Chances are, you’ve been involved in an online transaction within the last month. For many people, it’s probably been more recent than that. More and more people are becoming accustomed to buying, banking, shopping, and donating online. So much so, that a lot of people don’t even carry cash or checks anymore. They use their… Continue Reading »
I was a part of a ministry with a very gifted pastor. He could do it all well on his own so he did, and this put a lid on his organization. One day we were having an event, and a few men who loved Jesus showed up early to help prep. These key leaders were… Continue Reading »
At our annual Ideas to Impact Conference earlier this year, I met a PDS client named Diane Geschwind, who works for St. Christopher’s Parish in Baldwin, N.Y. Diane talked to me about why she works for the church. To her, it boiled down to connecting with people. That’s what the church is about.
The bleeding out effect is simply what happens when those who are hurting, lost, or wounded (bleeding) come to the church seeking a solution to stop their bleeding. Those individuals never receive what they are seeking from the church and they seep out of the church through our gaps.