5 Potential Problems With Your Organization's Vision

5 Potential Problems With Your Organization's Vision

When it comes to the conversation about vision, there is no shortage of content on the matter; especially within the Church. If I were asked to define vision, I would say that vision is not a plan we dreamed up. It’s not a dream we have planned out. It’s a dream we are planning for!

There are many oppositions to the visions of our church. We need to be actively removing the barriers to vision achievement that are within our control. Here are 5 problems you may be having with your church’s vision.

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4 Ways Alpha Will Affect The Culture of Your Church

4 Ways Alpha Will Affect The Culture of Your Church

I spent last week with Nicky Gumbel, the staff of Holy Trinity Brompton and the Alpha USA team. It was a timely visit as we launch the Alpha Course at Mission Church for the very first time next week. I don’t believe I have ever recommended something without first experiencing it for myself within my own church. But my week in London was literally called “Experience Alpha,” and I did just that. 

I want to share 4 ways I believe Alpha will affect the culture of my church, and in doing so, I trust you will be encouraged to experience Alpha in your own church.

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4 Quirky Ways To Not Miss The Christmas Spirit

4 Quirky Ways To Not Miss The Christmas Spirit

Christmas services at church are either underway or coming Christmas Eve. And if you’re not careful, Christmas will arrive, but the Christmas spirit will be totally absent. We all do Christmas parties, gift exchanges, Christmas meals and Christmas playlists. So today I want to offer up 4 surefire – and slightly quirky – traditions to capture the Christmas spirit. 

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5 Ways to Leverage Christmas Break for Momentum in 2018

5 Ways to Leverage Christmas Break for Momentum in 2018

When January 2nd rolls around and you’re back to your routine, how will you feel about your Christmas break? How will your break have set you up for a momentous 2017? Here are 5 things you can do over your break to maximize the end of 2016 for momentum at the beginning of 2017.

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3 Ways To Reach More People This Christmas

3 Ways To Reach More People This Christmas

While people in our culture are pausing to celebrate a holiday based upon the birth of Jesus, christians can be found making statements like "Don't take Christ out of Christmas" in reference to the abbreviated "X-Mas". This is our time of year to reach people no one is reaching. Here are 3 ways to reach more people this Christmas Season

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3 Things You Have To Give To Lead

3 Things You Have To Give To Lead

Moses wasn’t perfect but no one denies that Moses was a leader. Well, why? What are the traits that make Moses a leader? I’m not just talking about the things Moses did. I’m talking about characteristics of his life that shaped his leadership. When I look at his relationship with Joshua I see 3 things Moses gave:

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The 5 Different Ways People Think

The 5 Different Ways People Think

So there's a guy on your team who's always coming up with new ideas without executing on any of them.

Or there is a gal on your team who is afraid of all new ideas and wants to know how this idea will be executed.

There are people that are so organized that organization is their goal over execution. And there are those that are so unorganized they can't execute on anything.

And then there is everything in between. Where do you land? Where do your teammates land?

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