The more I serve in this capacity, the more I realize that much of what I’ve learned over my years in corporate applies to managing the church. “Doing church” each weekend is a lot about logistics. You know, having everything you need, where and when you need it. Pulling this off, especially in a multi-purpose facility, is difficult. Over time, everything gets shuffled, and the clutter and inefficiency stifle you … [Read more...]
To Plan Or Not To Plan?
The Constant "Tug" Between The Lead Speaker And The Creative Arts Team ... Who's right?
I've been doing this for a long time, and I've learned a thing or two about how the church functions. I am very aware of the constant tug between the lead speaker and the creative arts team when it comes to planning ahead. The creative arts team says, "We have to plan more in advance if we want to really do some good stuff." While the lead speaker says, "I need the freedom and flexibility to change my message at … [Read more...]