Communicate, Communicate, Communicate: Part 2

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate: Part 2

In part one of this two-part column, I wrote that healthy churches give considerable attention to a full process of communication that includes: quality of decisions, quantity of messages, accuracy of information, and consistency of practice.  In part two, I will...
Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Pastors and other ministers want to know the best practices of a healthy church.  Here’s one: healthy churches communicate well.  They recognize it is almost impossible to communicate too much. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? If it’s so simple, why don’t more congregations...
A New Digital Covenant

A New Digital Covenant

Have you ever: Sent a text that the recipient misinterpreted? Wondered how to decipher an angry sounding email you received? Congratulated someone on Facebook for an accomplishment, only to discover the news was still confidential? If you haven’t had one of these...
Facing Into the Tsunami

Facing Into the Tsunami

It didn’t take me long after moving to California to learn that when you spend the day on the beach, you never turn your back to the surf.  Even on beaches with gently lapping waves, every once in a while a rogue wave – several times more powerful than an ordinary...