What Facebook Knows that Churches Don’t

What Facebook Knows that Churches Don’t

In early January, Mark Zuckerburg made an important announcement regarding changes to the Facebook Newsfeed:  “We’re making a major change to how we build Facebook.  I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions.” According to Zuckerburg and the Facebook team, “public content is crowding out the personal moments.”  Memes and viral videos are getting in the way of relationships.  ... Read More
The Why and How of Building a Solid Lead Small Culture

The Why and How of Building a Solid Lead Small Culture

“Circles are better than rows.” Our church has been one of hundreds who’ve adopted this phrase over the last decade as somewhat of a rally cry for authentic community. For those on staff who lead the next generation, this means that we are going to prioritize relationships when it comes to how we want to organize and structure our ministry. From our babies all the way to our high schoolers, we desire for every child in our ministries to be known by name and given a place to belong. And... Read More
OC18 and RL18 Tickets: ON SALE TODAY!

OC18 and RL18 Tickets: ON SALE TODAY!

Tickets for The Orange Conference 2018 and ReThink Leadership 2018 go on sale today at 5:00 p.m., and we want to see you next year! If you’re a guy or gal who likes to save a buck, or a bunch of bucks, these are the lowest prices you’ll see. Better get them this week before they increase. And you’re in luck, no couponing necessary! You won’t look cheap; you’ll look like an early adopter. OC18 and RL18 will take place here in Atlanta, April 25-27, 2018. The Orange Conference: A Conference for... Read More
7 Things There Will Never Be Enough Time For

7 Things There Will Never Be Enough Time For

There are at least seven things in leadership there will never be enough time for—unless, of course, you make it. And smart leaders do. My guess is that whenever you read this, you’re already feeling pinched for time and a bit overwhelmed. Welcome to leadership. Welcome to life. If you study the differences between great leaders and poor leaders, many of them center around pro-activity, refusing to make excuses and abundance thinking. Another key difference is that great leaders refuse to let... Read More