Category: Church Revitalization
Lack of Purpose, Loss of Leaders
We don’t have enough leaders! A church may enter phase 2 of decline when the decline in attendance and/or membership reaches a point where replacing capable leadership becomes difficult, ministries
Identifying with the Necessity of Your Situation
Common practice for most personality types is to sit back and let things turnaround, while we do the same things we’ve been doing. If you keep doing what you’ve been
Character Traits in the Church
Do churches (or other organizations) have character traits? Much like behavior patterns, organizations as well as individuals have character traits and the organization will in many cases take on the
Is this a Trend in Our Church?
“Is this a trend?” asked the new Pastor. Then he continued, “I’ll be out to supper with my wife and a church member will come up to me and say,
Understanding Organizational Behavioral Patterns
When I moved to Georgia, I first stayed for about 4 weeks with John and Mary Rakestraw. They became good close friends during my time in Georgia. Outside of church
Understanding Relational Culture
Working in retail management you see a lot of turn-over of employees. One organization I worked for was no different. In certain areas the turnover rate was higher than others.
What Did You Do Easter Weekend?
We celebrated Easter this past weekend. How did you spend the weekend? Was there eggs and candy in your weekend? Perhaps a church service with family? Did you enjoy a
Is Knowledge Power?
Sir Francis Bacon is credited for coining the phrase, “Knowledge is power.” Many in today’s world have latched on to this illusion – get knowledge, knowledge brings power, and with
Who Is Your Pitcher Pouring Into?
Who Is Your Pitcher Pouring Into? “Hey Kentucky!” A voice called out from behind. Being from Kentucky, Willie spun around quickly to see who was calling out. His eyes locked