Strategy Determines Success (by Barry Slauenwhite)

In the first post of this 3-part series, we discussed the vital importance of FOCUS in ministry success. Here, I describe the importance of having the correct STRATEGY… I’ve come to believe that one of the key components to a lack of ministry success is the absence of strategy. I’ve been told by some that we […]

The Vision & Strategy Process Made Easy

Many churches and non-profits stumble in the Vision/Strategy process because they are using a template that is too complex. Many leaders give up on having an intentional process because they do not know where to start. Others are wary of adopting a corporate model that may not fit their context. As a result many charities […]

7 Ways You Can Influence the Next Generation

If we are going to have a fresh and passionate faith we need to be investing into the next generation what God has invested into us. Recently I was (attempting to) coach a church leadership team that showed no interest in impacting the next generation. I don’t think that I hid my disappointment well because they […]

The Freedom of Values-Based Financial Planning

What financial goals should you be focusing on at this stage in life? When the fateful day comes, how much money will you need to retire on? The figures thrown around by financial prognosticators can be downright intimidating. In our household, we are in a season of revisiting our financial goals. We are asking important […]