How to Structure for Growth in Ministry

How to Structure for Growth in Ministry

In ministry, it’s important to plan for growth in order for growth to be possible. However, the challenges of ministry are so great and so demanding it makes it hard to do anything but focus on managing the present. Maybe you haven’t experienced that, but...
How to Delegate: The Ultimate Guide to Delegation

How to Delegate: The Ultimate Guide to Delegation

How To Delegate In Episode 4 of the Family Ministry Podcast, I talked with Jim Wideman. In the midst of our conversation, Jim referenced the book 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell (my link). He said you could read the first law (Law of the Lid) and...
7 Ways to Frustrate the People You Lead

7 Ways to Frustrate the People You Lead

Let’s face it. No matter how good of a leader we might be, we all frustrate the people we lead. I sure do. Not on purpose, though. It’s the reality of being a flawed human being who tries his best but will always have weaknesses. Like you, I’ve tried...
How to Test Your Ministry Vision With the 5 Whys

How to Test Your Ministry Vision With the 5 Whys

The 5 Whys is a technique designed to help someone get to the root cause of a problem or issue. It was formally developed by Sakichi Toyoda and used in the Toyota Motor Corporation. By asking “Why?” 5 times, they believed the nature of a problem would...