Three Ingredients for a Well Run Ministry

Two different management strategies: The first believes in getting things done through other people. The second helps people exercise their spiritual gifts and natural abilities. Which one is best for your organization? Insight: Over the past several years, Compassion Canada has experienced 20% annual growth, while giving new promise and purpose to 1.4 million children…

Episode 19: 7 Organizational Values that Create Flourishing Culture // Mike Ash, Next Level Church

Next Level Church in Ft. Myers, Florida has some positive explaining to do about how effective leadership works. How, for instance, did its staff, which recently took the Best Christian Workplaces survey for the first time, score in the 95th percentile as a “flourishing workplace?” And, how do they explain that 96% of their staff…

Engaging the Field in Strategic Planning: A World Harvest Mission Case Study

When the new Director of Operations of a global missions organization decided to yield strategic goal setting to the six overseas area directors, he almost made a grown man cry—for good reason. Need: With “fresh eyes” for the strategic planning process, World Harvest Mission’s new Director of Operations, Marc Kyle, had a revelation: “After years…

Building Leadership Cohesion For Change: An Apartment Life Case Study

Vision casting can light a fire, but the dream will smolder in a hurry unless . . . Need: The executive leadership at Apartment Life, a national faith-based organization that places CARES teams in apartment communities to build relationships and community with residents, had just unveiled a new organizational model to its staff in order…