10 CHARACTERISTICS OF A UNHEALTHY CHURCH CULTURE

Churches are made up of imperfect people including the Pastor’s who lead them. Pastoring is a hard task that bears both a physical and spiritual weight. People are messed up and have issues (myself included). Just because someone is a pastor doesn’t mean they know everything and how to fix everything. This presumption is unfair to the […]

8 CHARACTERISTICS OF A TOXIC CULTURE

Leadership has many responsibilities, and a leader’s response to them determine success for the leader, the team around the leader, and the organization as a whole. One primary responsibility is to set a culture that promotes the intended vision, values, and mission of the organization. Culture plays a major role in the interactions among team leaders, […]

AN ORGANIZATIONS MOST VALUABLE ASSET

Focus on what really matters

As a manager for many years, I have sat through numerous Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet review meetings. Review meetings for organizations are important and serve a valuable purpose. Organizations use these reports and review sessions to gauge how the organization is doing with sales or donations, expenses, and assets. The organization must be […]

SHIFTING METRICS OF EFFECTIVENESS FROM THE BIBLE TO CULTURE

Understanding the Relevance Demand Curve

Today the landscape of Christianity is changing and the metrics used to determine effectiveness have shifted from the Bible to culture. This has created great confusion and criticism of church styles, church culture, and methods used by the Church in an attempt to be culturally relevant. People are looking for something that is authentic and relevant, […]

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NAVIGATING CHANGE

Getting out of your comfort zone

Great leaders embrace change rather than the security of comfort. Security of comfort has been the anchor that has held organizations stagnant causing them to become irrelevant, dead, and lack of power and influence. Embracing change is more than acceptance, it requires the leader to navigate it. In the challenge of navigating change, change has the […]

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What Really MOTIVATES Is An Answer That May Surprise You!

I recently read an article in The HBR List that talked about what really motivated workers. After reading the article I think the answer to the question goes beyond just workers and is inclusive of people in general. If you are like me and was asked the question, unmistakably the answer would be recognition. Everyone […]

Open the Airwaves – Words Silenced An Army

Strength at the core level of the Church are families and more specifically men standing in the place that God has purposed and assigned for them to stand; leading their families in all that God has for them. In return, this brings a strengthening. Culture is currently against all things male. There is an all-out […]