Church Operations

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

It’s your time to manage

Staff members at non-profit organizations are known for having too much to do and not enough time.  You’re probably wearing multiple hats – all of which are important.  So how do you keep the proverbial plates spinning without them falling onto your head?  Well, part of the solution is in how you manage your time. […]

You’re not who you think you are…

There’s something you need to know.  If you’re the head of your organization (particularly if you founded it), then I have what may be disturbing news for you.  Are you ready?  Here it goes…you are an entrepreneur.  Contrary to what you may think, the for-profit business world does not have that term copyrighted and reserved […]

Don’t fear the bean counters!

Cash flow, balance sheet, and budgets, oh my!  For most of us, dealing with finances rates right up there with getting a root canal.  However, not dealing with finances can be much worse.  Avoidance is not the answer!  If you’re the CEO or top leader of your organization, you have to deal with finances.  This […]

What your staff wishes they could tell you…

They’ve bought in to the vision.  They’re committed, dedicated, hard working, loyal and steadfast in their determination to help you succeed.  They come in early, stay late, and pour their energy into their work.  They’re also tired, discouraged, starving emotionally and desperately need to hear from you – their leader.  Your team needs to know […]

10 Tips for Successful Meetings

Meetings.  We have too many of them and they aren’t very effective.  So how do we ensure that meetings are purposeful, are only as frequent as needed and accomplish strategic goals?  The answer lies in meeting preparation and facilitation – making sure everyone knows the reason for the meeting, that the right people are in […]

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