The #metoo Movement and the Church

The #metoo Movement and the Church

#MeToo, a social media movement that began in November 2017, has ignited awareness of and accountability for sexual harassment. This new awareness of the abuse of power will hopefully cause all of us to pause and think about the congregation’s response. The reality of...
7 Ways to Invest in your Staff Culture

7 Ways to Invest in your Staff Culture

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast. I am not sure where I first heard that phrase, but I have certainly come to appreciate its validity when it comes to congregations. Most sources attribute the quote to the late business management guru Peter Drucker. Drucker who...
When Procedure Outmaneuvers Vision

When Procedure Outmaneuvers Vision

As a key planner for a large national conference, I was used to the host hotel paying attention to me. Sure enough, coming in the door, they told me I was a VIP and their goal was to provide me with the highest level of service and respect. They set a very high vision...