Prepare for the Worst – The Firehouse Principle

The Firehouse Principle

Is your church prepared for the worst? Some of you may be thinking, “What a cheery question!” It is a really important one. In his outstanding book, Great by Choice, Jim Collins writes about a key trait possessed by 10X companies–those who outperformed their competitors tenfold during times of epic chaos: 10Xers differ from their less successful […]

How the Mighty Fall

Jim Collins' books have been one of biggest influences on my ministry from outside conventional ministry circles (theology, ministry, devotion, etc.). Good to Great was absolutely fantastic, and I could hardly recommend it more highly. Charles Siburt required it as reading in my doctoral seminar on Christian leadership. If I ever teach a ministry course, […]