Leading Change: 3 Strategies to Help Make it Easier

Leading Change: 3 Strategies to Help Make it Easier

In the world of ministry, pastors are trusted with leading an entire church congregation—that means families and kids of all ages. What a task! On top of that, being successful in such a complex arena requires adapting (and leading adaptation) to the ever-changing climate of culture. That’s why I believe pastors should be better at leading change than nearly everyone in the church. Because let’s be honest: if culture shifts if a model needs to change if a style, phrase or tradition becomes... Read More
When Leading Is Enough

When Leading Is Enough

A while back, I had the honor of serving on the staff of the fifth fastest growing church in America. My whole career, I had the goal to make that list. I worked hard to recruit enough workers and have events that brought kids in like crazy. It didn’t matter what the cost was . . . I was going to make sure that I did my part to get on that list. I remember looking at the list every year as it came out. I would Web-stalk the leaders from the churches in the top ten. Some of them I would call... Read More