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It’s you. You’re the reason—hidden in plain sight. I’m writing to you, lead pastor. The hidden reason churches nail worship is because the lead pastor leads out in worship.
Meetings can be used to develop the culture of the team, or they can be used to deteriorate the culture of the team. Meetings can be used to develop people, or they can be used to demoralize people. There really is no such thing as neutral meetings. They either develop or deteriorate. Here are five characteristics of meetings that develop:
As leaders, it is often easier to sound the alarm of retreat, instead of leading through tough situations. However, some of us are wired to simply plow through when leadership gets tough, not considering the people that are affected by our leadership. The reality is, leadership is hard at times, complex, and messy; but, some one has to lead.
This Week at ThomRainer.com:
Five Major Questions and Answers about Losing Church Members
I still have painful memories about the first time I experienced losing church members as a pastor. I took it personally. Too much so. In fact, I didn’t handle the situation with much maturity at all…READ MORE
The Importance of Churches Having Audio Resources
- Learning is moving from written to audio
- “The Audible Factor”
- Beyond podcasts, how can churches get creative with audio
- Video is still vitally important: The Facebook Live Factor