Size has an enormous impact on how a church functions. It profoundly affects how decisions are made, how relationships flow, how effectiveness is evaluated.
The Adult Education committee at my small church consists of the pastor, a retired couple, and me. Everything is very personal, as it often is in a small church. We plan out the speakers for our Adult Ed Sunday School class. We start by asking for ideas. One time, one of the laypeople suggested something […]
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.