There is a deficit of leadership in the local church. So often, pastors and staff lead virtually everything (with a groan) because they believe there is no one else to do it. But is that really true? Has God really left all the leadership to paid staff members? Is there really no one else? A key aspect of leading change without losing your roots is about learning to develop other leaders in the life of church. When you do, you are investing in a healthy vision for the church. How are you...
Are you making the most of your time away? Are you using all of your vacation time? Are you able to truly disconnect from work and Is your time away actually restful? Jason and Jesse wrestle with these questions and more in light of their own experience and strategies for time away.
Church revitalization can be a grind. Rewarding - yes, but a grind nonetheless. It's easy for leaders to fall into two extremes: spending so much time in pastoral care that they have no energy to lead, or jumping into new initiatives, best practices, and leadership plans without actually loving the people. A tension must exist if we're going to lead change. For more about this episode: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode43
Today we talk with Jeff Fromm, co-author of "Marketing to Gen Z: The Rules for Reaching This Vast And Very Different Generation of Influencers." Did you know that kids under 18 have more in common with their grandparents than their parents? Jeff is the President of FutureCast and a contributor to Forbes. His books on generational marketing have been recognized as industry standards.
How do you develop a healthy staff culture? How do you diagnose your staff culture in the first place? Today we talk with staffing expert, Dan Reiland. Dan has worked with John Maxwell as Executive Pastor, and currently serves as Executive Pastor for 12Stone Church just outside Atlanta, GA.
Many (if not most) churches struggle to make a connection with younger generations. How do we fix it? In this episode, we find out what Brad Griffin discovered through the Growing Young Project. Brad is the coauthor of Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church.
Is traditional youth group dead? Why is the old model not reaching kids like it used to? Today we discuss that state of youth ministry with Abigail Rusert, Director of the Princeton Institute for Youth Ministry. The good news? ANY church can help teenagers win.
Are you church's programs more like buckshot than a laser beam? Are you doing them because "that's what we do here?" Today we talk about the critical importance of goal setting, planning, and how to strategically align your church's programs with vision.
The Challenge: Church growth shouldn't be a dirty word, but it is sometimes. The fact is, healthy things grow. But what is church growth? Is it just about attendance? What is a scriptural model for growth that we can work from?
It's estimated that by the year 2020, 43 percent of the workforce will be freelance. Moreover, businesses and churches are discovering that traditional staffing models are becoming less effective. We talk with Bryan & Shannon Miles about how their company, Belay Solutions, is trying to staff the Church for greater impact.
This week we talk with Rev. Anna W. Kent, Mission Affinity Group Leader for ECO. We discuss the critical role of accountability and the DNA of flourishing churches. For show notes visit: reclaimedleader.com/episode28
Larry has served on ministry staff teams for the past 16 years and is passionate about equipping leaders and volunteers in the local church. Today we talk about how to successfully lead volunteer worship teams.
Hey pastor, are you ready for Easter? Here are some last minute (hardly any prep) tips to help you get the most mileage possible with all those holiday guests. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode26.