As I noted, if someone comes to you with a complaint about someone else, you’re…Continue Reading
Can You See the Triangles?
How many times in the last week has someone come to you with a comment…Continue Reading
What about Church Governance?
Here’s an interesting blog post by Alban consultant Dan Hotchkiss on church governance. It raises…Continue Reading
What Do You Tell Your Spouse?
I lived in a parsonage next to the church for thirteen years, a situation that…Continue Reading
How Do We Handle Succession?
Are you thinking about succession? What will happen when you leave? Churches frequently don’t pay…Continue Reading
How Will We Know It’s Us?
My classics reading group has moved on to John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. I’m…Continue Reading
Do You Observe Ash Wednesday?
I’m a Baptist, and we’re really no good at Ash Wednesday, although we need it…Continue Reading
Is Your Church Fascinating?
It’s easy for church leaders to lose their sense of humor in January. Winter weather…Continue Reading
One of my enduring memories from childhood is reading the Christmas story from Luke 2…Continue Reading
Are You Caught in the Cycle?
Are you getting anywhere? Most of us work in an annual cycle, which moves focus…Continue Reading