Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – Part 7 of 8

SYSTEM #7: THE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Welcome back to the weekly, Wednesday “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack” series! If you’ve been following along with us for the last six Wednesdays, let me commend you for putting in the effort to take your systems up a notch. As we learned a couple of weeks ago, effort = excellence when it comes to … Read More

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Monday Proflections, August 25, 2008

Personally I’m taking a few days off this week but I’ve got some great blog posts scheduled so keep checking back here daily. I would call my time off this week ‘vacation’ but its really not. Kelley and I are renovating our apartment. OK, ‘renovating’ is a strong word as we aren’t knocking out any walls but we are doing … Read More

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Members Reception Today

Today I’m hosting a brief reception for members after each of our services. It will be a 30 minute reception where I cast vision for the fall and provide key updates to our members.  The basic purpose for this is similar to the Newcomers Reception (which I wrote about here) but the focus is on members. Since last year I’ve … Read More

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10 Reasons to Invite People to Follow Jesus Every Week

Friday is for friends and today’s friend is Craig Groeschel from LifeChurch.tv He had two great posts this week that tackle the same subject from two different angles.  Here’s the posts: 10 Reasons to Invite People to Follow Christ Every Week At Church from LifeChurch.tv : swerve by Craig Groeschel 1. Someone may be at church only once. 2. The … Read More

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Have You Called Your Office Lately?

Here’s a great exercise… call your church office with a basic question like “what time are your services?” Or better yet, have a have friend do it. Then, sit back and see what happens. Are you able to reach a live person? If so, is the greeting friendly? Do they know how to transfer a call? Does the person answering … Read More

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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – Part 6 of 8

SYSTEM #6: THE STEWARDSHIP SYSTEM Wednesday has rolled around again! Time for the weekly installation of our eight-part “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack” series. I’m particularly excited about the system we are looking at today. It’s a crucial system and one that’s surrounded by a lot of questions and misconceptions… Have you ever had a hard time getting new believers … Read More

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Monday Proflections, August 18, 2008

Here’s what’s happening with Church Leader Insights and me this week that may be of interest to you. Monday – I’m taking a day of vacation today and a few days early next week…a few last minute days off before the rush of the fall.  We have a great team at The Journey and sometimes I think they do better … Read More

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