Productive Meetings People want to give their lives to life-changing activities. And so, have you ever notice how often your church volunteers skip church committee and board meetings? Often, it’s because they suspect these meetings are more often than not Read more…
If you’re on a search committee or if you’ve been charged with helping find your church’s next pastor, this episode is for you. (This will be helpful for a prospective pastor looking for some insights too.) The search and call process is a lot like courting … and that means everyone puts on their best faces. But how do you get below the surface to find the pastor your church really needs? In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill de-mystify the call process and provide insights to help you move past dating to seriously discovering the leader God’s set aside for your congregation.
There’s a movement by many in the emerging and emergent church to dispense with “organizing” a church, that is, to delineate organizational and decision-making structures. However, even a cursory look at nature reveals a structured organization that keeps life in harmony. In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris explore the fractal model of church organization … what it is, why it’s one of the most innovative and flexible organizational structures, and how you can put it into practice in your congregation.