The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 3 of 3)

Last week I shared the first four systems of a healthy church. As a reminder, a S.Y.S.T.E.M. is any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy and Money, and continues to produce results. Here are the remaining four systems: Strategy: How we constantly evaluate and improve our church Small Groups: How we fill and reproduce small groups at our church … Read More


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The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 2 of 3)

Last week, in the first part of this blog series, I defined a S.Y.S.T.E.M. as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy and Money, and continues to produce results. Good systems function under the surface to keep things running smoothly so that you can concentrate on more important priorities. We may not be aware of a good system when it’s … Read More


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The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 1 of 3)

Think about the system you have for getting dressed in the morning. You don’t put on your deodorant until you get out of the shower. You drink your coffee before you brush your teeth. Right? There’s a system to the way you prepare yourself for the day that makes getting out of the house faster and easier. You also have … Read More


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Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 4 of 4)

In last week’s third post of this blog series, I shared the first four systems that hum beneath every church’s surface. To recap, a system is defined as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. You can maximize your church by maximizing the systems that work beneath the surface. Here are the remaining four … Read More


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Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 3 of 4)

In last week’s second post of this blog series, I defined a system as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. Healthy running systems in your church can have a tremendous impact in positioning your church to have the greatest impact possible, both on the people within it and on the community where you minister. I contend … Read More


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Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 2 of 4)

In last week’s post, we talked about how using the systems that run your church can have the greatest impact possible in maximizing your church. But what exactly are these systems that hum beneath the church’s surface? First, let’s define a system. A system is any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. Good systems … Read More


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Maximize Your Church by Maximizing Your Systems (Part 1 of 4)

Here’s the hard truth: Your church is not currently realizing as much of its potential as it could. There’s always more you could do. As a pastor, you live with the constant tension between where your church is and where it should be. All pastors do. Average pastors get comfortable hanging out in the divide between current reality and ultimate … Read More


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LAST CHANCE – Boot Camp Early Bird Ends Today!

If you’re ready to get serious about reaching more of the unchurched this year, I encourage you to join me live in Orlando for three days of intense focus on the 8 church systems and outreach tools that work! This is THE event where I reveal the latest and most impactful lessons on ALL 8 Systems of a healthy church. The tools and strategies … Read More


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Summer Sale – HALF OFF All 8 Healthy Church Systems Seminars!

Why do some churches grow and others don’t?  I often get asked this from pastors, with the follow-up question, “So, what’s their secret?”  As if there’s something those pastors know that others don’t. After coaching over 2,100 pastors in all denominations, I have a very clear answer on this – there IS a System. Eight of them to be exact. And they … Read More


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