By Sam S. Rainer III When God guides a church, it’s not a smooth journey. Ministry in a community is stop-and-go. The church is called to go share the only message of hope and stop for those in need. Many people are aware that something bigger than their personal world exists. They desire to take [...]
Pastors are not staying at churches long enough to bring about considerable change. As a result, churches remain in a perpetual state of stagnation.
By Sam S. Rainer III Why do people return to church? One myth that could be easily dismissed is that they were too angry at the church to return. In fact, in one of our studies, the rechurched told us in overwhelming numbers that anger at the church was not a factor in their departures. [...]
Both curious and caring leaders ask about followers or subordinates.
Does the established nature of some churches hinder innovation?
Some people are just awkward. Awkward people are in almost every organization.
Positions with titles imply a legitimate endorsement to lead. But there is an advantage to leading with informal authority.
Finding the voice in which to communicate content is sometimes just as difficult as determining the content itself.
Either people are on board with your leadership or not, right? Nope.