I saw a commercial last night for a business software program (which will remain nameless) that says it’s like having a ‘virtual back office.’ I was instantly intrigued because, after all, that is a catch phrase we have been using. After watching the commercial, I realized that yes, it is like having a ‘virtual back… Continue reading Your Virtual Back Office
I own a Medicine Shoppe pharmacy. Med Shoppe’s are franchises and in the years I have owned the store, I have come to see the many great aspects of the franchise model as well as the bad. For the past few weeks, I have been working through in my mind how to take the franchise… Continue reading Franchise Model for Church Plants
I am reading a book by Charles Barna, ‘The Power of Team Leadership’. Just a few pages into the book detailed exactly why our company exists. In the book, Mr. Barna is stating the case that our (churches) have set the standard required of their leader so high that successfully accomplishing it would be unnattainable. … Continue reading Do you Expect Your Pastor to be Superman?
Let’s face it. In many cases our modern churches have become much more than just a gathering place to worship. We have added daycare, schools, coffee shops, bookstores, free wi-fi, etc., etc., etc. Now there is nothing inherently bad with these things, and for the most part they are great tools for reaching new people… Continue reading Maintaining Balance Part 3 – Your Church
I am hoping to present a multi-part series this week about balance. One consistent trend we are finding when meeting with pastors is that most, if not all, are responsible for wearing many hats at their church. The days of the pastor only being the spiritual leader of the church have passed. Modern pastors are… Continue reading Maintaining Balance Part 1 – Your Church Website
According to “Your Church Magazine” Currently, 80 to 85 percent of people are finding their church based on websites If you read further in this article you will also find that 85 percent of church websites are poorly designed, 10 percent are merely adequate, and only five percent can be considered really good So what… Continue reading Does Your Church have a Web Presence?