I fly a lot. Living in Charlotte, NC, I used to fly USAir as Charlotte is their primary hub.
The job will get done better and more consistently if those on the staff like each other.
Use this as excerpt: “Story” is all around us, in virtually every aspect of our daily experiences, which means that our church and ministry facilities also tell a story. The questions for church leaders are: What story are your facilities/campus telling? Are we intentional about the story?
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 [...]
In far too many cases, the process of creating a new building typically follows the linear path of planning, design, construction, turnover and operations. This no longer works (at least, not effectively).
One of the reasons we have many local churches today that have 10,000 or more members is because church leaders were willing to take risks; they were willing to be innovative.
This isn’t just about asking for directions or how to read a map. It’s about clear and simple instructions or communication about the path itself.
Pastors are not staying at churches long enough to bring about considerable change. As a result, churches remain in a perpetual state of stagnation.
When I see generic ketchup at a restaurant, I say to myself: If they’re willing to save a penny per customer (two pennies at the most) by using generic ketchup – and this is one of the most visible condiments – then how are they saving money in the kitchen?