Why Church Staff Reviews are Important

Responsive Leadership

To some, the idea of “reviewing” staff sounds a bit too “corporate” to have a rightful place in the church. It certainly can be that way, but I’ve found staff reviews to be one of the most valuable, relationship building, performance bolstering times of the year. Staff reviews do not have to be depersonalized and cold. It can be a […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 123

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: What’s the scariest movie of all time? I’d give that award to Silence of the Lambs. It’s also one of my favorite five or so movies of all time. I love a good scary movie. Fill in the blank in the comments section: The scariest movie of […]

The Power of One Good Friend

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In both the brightest and darkest hours of my life and ministry, these friends have rejoiced with me, mourned with me, had my back, challenged me, and coached me. I’d like to think I’ve been that kind of friend to them in return. If I had to, I’d trade a thousand acquaintances for one of these true friends. True friends not only add real abundance to life, they allow us to follow God’s calling more faithfully. The reason is simple: The faithfulness of their friendship bolsters courage that might fail if we knew we would be truly alone for doing what God called us to do.