Don't Keep Your Budget A Secret

Several years ago, my employer asked me to be a Project Manager / Owner's Representative for a large construction project. The...

Gain some perspective

Churches need to step back, gain a new perspective, and see the fullness of the reality of their circumstances.

Dealing with dysfunction in your team

The most frequent underlying cause of disunity on a church staff or within a leadership team is lack of shared vision and purpose.

One body

One of the things we encourage in every church we work with...is to examine how the ministry of the church fits into the one body.

Tracking your money

How you handle the money entrusted to you for Kingdom work says a lot about how you view this sacred function.

Beyond the shooter

We get requests for church security assessments on a weekly basis. Many churches realize that they must start thinking about safety and...

What kind of leader are you?

Leadership has as many different definitions as there are people trying to define it. Many theories have emerged as to what makes a good...

Now is the time for a security assessment

If you read through our posts, you will find several on Church Security. The first step in evaluating and improving your safety ministry...

Leadership in COVID-Crisis

Be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.

Transformational Leadership in the Church

I can't count the number of times I've seen job advertisements for church leadership positions or been sitting around a board table...

Church security during riots and civil unrest

DISCLAIMER: This post is NOT political. Please keep reading. What a week it has been. Unless you've been living under a rock, you have...

Are your ministries aligned with your mission?

Every church probably has a vision and / or mission statement. We won't get too far into the weeds on the difference in a mission and...

Reopening your facilities

So, you want to reopen your facility now that the Stay At Home orders are being lifted. What does that look like? You may want to hire a...

Hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints

Whether you attribute the saying to St. Augustine or St. John Chrysostom in the 4th - 5th centuries, Abigail Van Buren in the 20th...

To open or not to open? That is the question.

I was recently asked by two churches representing two different denominations to sit on committees exploring how and when to re-open...

How can people find you?

Think about the last time you tried to find information about a business or product. Did you look it up in the phone book? (I'm guessing,...

How is COVID-19 changing church safety?

The world has changed. New words have entered our vocabulary, and churches are now forced to change their procedures to address...

10 Common Mistakes- Church Safety + Security

Having visited several dozen Churches in relation to Security, our team has had the opportunity to see the Good and Bad. Based on those...