Posts Tagged ‘Larry Osborne’
SHOULD A PASTOR KNOW WHO GIVES WHAT? (Facts & Assumptions)
One subject that’s always good for a little controversy is a discussion of whether or not a pastor should have access to congregational giving records.Read More
WHY I’M PUMPED ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN CHURCH
It’s fashionable to decry the current state of Christianity in America. But frankly, I don’t buy it.Read More
JUST RELEASED – My Latest Book
Over the years, I’ve focused my teaching and writing ministry on two broad categories: Leadership and Spiritual Formation.Read More
TIME or TASK? How Many Hours Should Staff Members Work? [Take 2]
In my last post, I pointed out that asking how many hours a staff member should work is asking the wrong question – and worse, it’s a question with two different right answers.Read More
TIME or TASK? How Many Hours Should Staff Members Work? [Take 1]
I’m surprised how often both business leaders and pastors ask me about the number of hours they should expect out of a salaried staff member. The answer is a coin with two sides.Read More
A WINE & CHEESE VENUE?
As most of you know, North Coast Church offers a ton of worship options and styles each weekend. Currently members of our congregation can choose from 23 different local worship venues (with 16 unique styles and settings).Read More
THEY’RE PICKETING MY CHURCH! WWJD?
Well, I guess I’ve seen it all now. Without any notice or any previous contact with our church, the local carpenters’ union has decided to wage a public protest in front of our church.Read More
PARK ‘N RIDE POSSE: “Ride With Me” Don’cha
Each weekend North Coast Church needs nearly 500 cars to park offsite and use one of our shuttle buses in order to avoid turning people away.Read More
MULTISITE CHURCHES: Two Things No One Seems To Have Noticed
Full disclosure – I’m a flag waving member of the multisite movement. I pastor a multisite church. But I’ve noticed two limitations that even the strongest proponents and harshest critics of video venues and the multisite movement seem to have missed.Read More
INNOVATION’S BLIND SPOT: Is Protecting the Past As Important As Creating the Future?
If Innovation’s Dirty Little Secret is that most innovations fail, innovation’s blind spot is the failure to see that protecting the past is as important as creating the future.Read More