Church Operations

Get the behind-the-scenes stuff running efficiently to support the vision of your church.

How to Help Visitors Find Their Way

How to Help Visitors Find Their Way

I’m directionally challenged (that’s a polite way of saying I could get lost in my own hometown…and actually have). Imagine if I visited your church?! Would I know where to park, where the main entrance is located, where to go for the worship service, and other important details? I’d probably do what most visitors do […]

How to Choose the Best Project Management Tool

Many church leaders see the potential value in using a project management tool for their teams. Popular tools include Asana, Basecamp, Teamwork, and others. However, there’s often a level of disappointment that happens once a church staff starts using the tool. Why isn’t this making communication easier? Why won’t the whole staff use the tool […]

How to Prevent a Dysfunctional Vision

Vision is imperative. Senior pastors and church leaders need to know where they’re leading the church. A clear vision provides direction, motivation, and filters decisions. Clearly communicating the vision fuses incredible momentum into a church. However… Have you ever seen a vision become an idol? Not enough cash flow to fund the vision and no plan […]

3 Skills that Save Church Planters Time and Energy

church planters

Planting a church requires perseverance, commitment, and passion for reaching people with the Gospel. It also involves using several skills you may not think of right away such as… Legal paperwork Setting up a church checking account Making your first hire Maintaining records of people you’ve contacted about your new church …and much more Navigating those […]

4 Signs You Should Say “No”

Whether your title includes pastor, worship leader, church business administrator, or another role on church staff, you’ll often receive requests for your time. Provide counseling Attend graduations, weddings, and other significant events Officiate weddings Talk with someone’s son or daughter Add a new ministry program or event You receive the request and feel torn. There’s […]

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