It doesn’t matter if you pastor a church, work in a high-pressure corporate environment, sell real estate, or toil as a full-time parent: the pace of our information-driven, globally-connected, twenty-first-century society forces us to accelerate down the tracks of modern life – and many of us feel dangerously close to flying off the rails
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You began an amazing learning journey the day you were born, and it continues to this day. While you may associate “learning” with your younger self, learning continues all throughout your life – or at least, it should.
Five ways work-life integration has been a better approach for me than work-life balance.
Do you ever think about what the parting words of Jesus do NOT say?
Read a note from Will Mancini welcoming you to the Vision Room and pointing some key features designed just for you.
Making a significant change in your church is at least a five-year job, if not a 10-year commitment. If you’re not willing to stay for the necessary time, don’t make the changes.
Facebook advertising is the most effective way of getting the word out about your church’s Christmas programming and services.
Food connects. It connects us with family. It turns strangers into friends. And it connects us with people around the world. We express who we want to be through food. Guess what? Jesus did too.
Anyone can improve in their ability to generate good ideas on a consistent basis if they are more purposeful in their approach to the creative process.
Are you experiencing any of these three common leadership pitfalls that can lead to volunteer dropout?
Religious leaders should lead the way in trust issues like caring, truthfulness, and handling resources responsibly due to the nature of their role – but they don’t. What’s up?
While I would not advocate abandoning Sunday worship, I wonder why so few churches offer a non-Sunday alternative. There is a huge demographic we are missing: those working on the weekends.
As a leader who is communicating a message, you are negotiating. Your listeners may be neutral toward your topic, or even against it. Even if they are “for” it, you would like to bring them on board even more.
The larger dynamic of our decision to return to one campus just seems to be renewed energy and focus and passion. It was such a pure missional decision, made from a position of already existing health and growth, that it poured even more fuel on the fire.
Less is more because more choices paralyze the thought process.
New developments always change our expectations. But it’s the fast-paced change brought about by the digital revolution that has led to so many new expectations in such a short amount of time.
We celebrate having new believers in our churches, but are we leading them to become lifelong disciples of Jesus?
The willingness to inconvenience yourself for others is a priceless gift, and one of the greatest gifts we can give our communities is the gift of extended family. We need people who put others first, leave space, and turn strangers into extended family members who quickly feel at home.
Church membership should not consist of rules to keep people out, but ramps to help people grow.
Vision casting is critical because people need a picture.
What business are you in? The way you answer that question will determine who will engage with you in an increasingly digital world. Two tools, when they are developed intentionally, can work together to communicate your business on multiple levels.