BUILDUP CREATES BURNOUT Just a few weeks ago the World Health Organization identified burnout as a medical condition. And yet several professionals disagree. I have a friend in ministry who…

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As 2019 begins, this is the time many consider a fresh start or a new beginning. This is not the same as a New Year’s resolution. Resolutions are historically proven…

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One of my most recommended reads for over a decade is Conflict Management in Congregations compiled by David Lott. It is a compilation of short works by several authors and is…

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Recently, I have had several questions about declining contributions during the summer. Below, I intend to outline a brief set of steps to help counteract that potential for decline, but…

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Today, honest leaders are expressing constant exhaustion as an ongoing challenge, even around the SED. It is no wonder because when asked what they are working on personally and/or organizationally,…

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There are many ways to lead a capital stewardship campaign in a local congregation. I have led and assisted leading 4 campaigns of varying length and amounts. Some were done…

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