This is the third of a series of posts from Matt Ward, associate pastor of FBC Thomson. Read the previous posts here: Your church needs a social media policy You’re still a Christian while online Everything said previously about social media applies to church members, church leaders, and church staff. Likewise, everything said here to church […]
While we face a real enemy in Satan and his forces, we are our own worst enemy
Jim Powell, in his book “Dirt Matters” describes church culture as “a complex blend of norms, beliefs, attitudes, traditions and practices that define the congregation.” All churches have a predictable way of behaving that is often informed by a combination of factors.Sometimes a church’s culture is characterized by some institutionalized reaction to a particularly traumatic […]
Often as I work with churches, I’m reminded that church leadership and church growth aren’t typically “rocket science.” We leaders are the ones who make them more difficult than they ought to be. Here are some ways we do that: We work first, then pray second. When that’s our order of leadership, we make our work […]
No one has to worry about their stabbing another staff member in the back.