Podcast Episode #463
Many churches aspire to excellence, but unfortunately many of them miss the mark. Today we discuss how to excel in your church.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Most frustrations for pastors and church staff are the result of minor issues.
- Know your own personality and what might trigger your frustration.
- The most expensive hire you will ever make is hiring the wrong person.
- Fruitful ministry often doesn’t take place until year five for a pastor.
The eight keys to excellence that we discuss today are:
- Keep the bar high
- Keep the frustration low
- Understand your own personality
- Outsource some areas (example: worship announcements)
- Have tactical patience (eat an elephant)
- Pray for excellence
- Pray for patience
- Show examples in other churches
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