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The Secret To Having Happy Employees

Posted in Church on Apr 01, 2010 3 comments

I ran across an article today about building a happy company by Jay Goltz, a contributing writer to the NYTimes.com that I found intriguing. The article is about running an organization full of happy employees. Now, it’s no secret that happy team members are more productive team members. What’s interesting about the approach that Mr. […]

There’s Always A Test of Faith – Part I

Posted in Church on Jan 25, 2010 3 comments

About three months ago my family and I relocated from Houston, Texas to Billings, Montana where I am now the Executive Pastor of Harvest Church. If you’re up on your geography, that was a pretty big move for us since my wife, Ashley and I are both life long Southerners. One of the ways I’ve […]

Creativity in Constraints

Posted in Church, Multi-site on Jan 25, 2010 2 comments

I spent a few days this past week in Dallas at Leadership Network for a Multi-Site Innovation Lab. It was a great time away working through Multi-Site strategy with the team at Harvest Church. One of the exercises we went through involved role playing a few made up scenarios in how a church would respond […]

What is the Motivation

Posted in Church, Personal on Jul 24, 2009 2 comments

I have been struck lately at, for lack of a better term, motivation. Not in the sense of needing the motivation to do something, but rather what is the motivation to do something. I’ve been guilty in the past of studying the bible in order to get a nugget for a message I was set […]

Local Context for A Multi-Site

Posted in Auxano, Church, Clarity, Leadership Development, Multi-site on Jul 24, 2009 1 comment

I had an interesting meeting yesterday as our Exec Team at The MET gathered in a strategy meeting. One of the passing comments that was not on our agenda, but really got me thinking since then is applying the local context of our kingdom concept to multi-site strategy for churches. Kingdom Concept The Kingdom concept […]