Busting Silo Syndrome

  When planning the next event for your church, you’re probably depending on people from various departments on the staff to pull it off. Music from the worship team Graphics, updates to the church website, videos, and more from the communications team Budget information and approval on purchase requests from the finance team Room reservations […]

2 Keys to Make Your Next Event a Roaring Success

Special Christmas plays and services, marriage conferences, back-to-school activities, community outreaches, and more… Your church will host several events over the next twelve months. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to share how I’ve helped plan events from 1,000 women at a ladies’ brunch to nearly 10,000 people at a community outreach.  This planning […]

How to Make the Next Church Event Even Better

Whew! You survived the Christmas season. Services are over, decorations are put away, and you’re probably already knee-deep in planning for Easter. Hold on there for a minute… There’s something important you must do before you get too far into preparing for the next church event. You’ve just finished an intense season of planning, preparation, […]

Merry Christmas!

It’s here…the week before Christmas.  The week of final preparations, lots of prayers, and hopefully not too many stressful moments.  As you hit the homestretch, please take a moment to breathe and trust God to use your efforts for His glory.  He knows what resources you did or didn’t have this year.  He used a […]

How to Overcome Christmas Preparation Stress

With two weeks left until Christmas, it’s crunch time for church staff members. Stage design, volunteers, service planning, special programs, and more are all part of the hustle and bustle of the season. So, how do you manage all this activity and still feel some semblance of peace on earth and goodwill towards men? Here […]

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 […]