PASTOR: In the shifting winds of information overload, social hysteria, executive orders, economic turmoil, political upheaval, racial crisis, and so much more, most pastors are finding this season almost impossible to navigate. But take heart. Even in the darkest of valleys God gives rest, renewal, and reassurance to those he shepherds.
NEW BLOG POST: “Is it really necessary for Christians to attend weekly in-person worship services? Can’t we just keep doing church online? If online church is better for me and my family, why not just opt out of the in-person gathering from now on, be faithful in giving and worshipping remotely, and enjoy the production of worship services from the comfort of our own home?”
Conflict is a normal part of the human experience. Here are 9 common barriers to conflict resolution. The list is not exhaustive, but perhaps it will help us all understand a little better how to interact with opposing viewpoints in healthy conflict-dialogue that lends itself to resolution over perpetuity.
One of the most common mistakes Personnel Committees make is to not meet and not have church staff in front of them until there is a problem. If you church staff dreads being called into a Personnel Committee meeting, something is wrong. The committee should be a regular support group for church leadership. Advocates. Promoters. Supporters.
NEW BLOG POST: You may have gotten by, to this point, without confronting this truth. But there is no more denying it. Like many generational crises in our history, COVID19 is a generation-shaping event. Change is here, whether you are ready for it or not. As your church is in the regathering stage, you are noticing that some things are vastly different than before. How will you face the change?