Less for More: The 80/20 Principle

Less for More: The 80/20 Principle

Doing less leads to more success. I know what you’re thinking: Yeah, right. You don’t know my boss or my situation. You have no idea how busy I am or all that’s expected of me. But what if I could introduce you to a tried-and-true principle that’s been around for many years that really could help you do less for more and get praised for it? I most recently read about this in a book called, Living the 80/20 Way by Richard Koch. Putting this one idea to the test has the potential to change not... Read More
One Thousand Gifts Book Study, Part 3

One Thousand Gifts Book Study, Part 3

This past week has been filled with emotion for me; sometimes it’s really hard to be a parent—whether your children are toddlers or young adults. It’s incredibly easy, one might say almost natural, to take on their pain, their hurt, their disappointment, and make it your own. You wonder where you went wrong when they make poor choices or cringe when they display an unpleasant character trait that resembles that flaw in you. Sometimes it can be hard to see past the difficult stuff to remember... Read More

Genius Bar Secrets

While many of you may not own any Apple products, we know that many of you do. And if you do, you may have needed to utilize the Genius Bar at your local Apple Store. A recent article provides tips and direction on making your trip to the Genius Bar successful and efficient. Check it out! GENIUS BAR SECRETS REVEALED: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Trip To The Apple Store The crown jewel of Apple’s fantastic retail stores is the Genius Bar. Apple’s “Geniuses” can tackle... Read More
Putting More Ministry in the Hands of Volunteers

Putting More Ministry in the Hands of Volunteers

I’ve been working in ministry with college-age people for over a dozen years now and I continue to learn new things. There are things I once thought of as crucial to our ministry that I’ve since learned aren’t nearly as important as I once thought. On the other hand, there are also things I didn’t pay much attention to that have proven to be a vital part of a healthy and vibrant ministry. So—for whatever it’s worth—I’d like to offer you a little advice from my experience that I believe can... Read More

January YouLead Podcast: Tim Stevens

Tim Stevens is the executive pastor at Granger Community Church in Indiana. He joined Granger’s staff in 1994, helping the church grow from 400 to over 4,000 attendees, including a staff of over 40. He has led numerous construction projects, dozens of staff hires, developed the church’s vision and values, and aided in creating their strategic plan for the future. Listen in as he highlights a few of the most important strategies. January YouLead Podcast: Tim... Read More