Conduct your own sF test for a healthy ministry culture where spiritual formation can occur // BLOG
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Conduct sF testing of your ministry’s soil/culture. Read the first part of the info below about pH testing of soil… then conduct your own sF testing of your yourth ministry’s culture. “The Importance of Soil TestingĀ (from lowes.com) For optimal plant growth, soil must have the proper pH level. pH is measured on a scale of 1 to 14. A measurement … more

The key to a healthy organizational culture from Sinek and HBR // BLOG
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After lunch, I sat down and skim read Simon Sinek’s book, Leaders Eat Last, in a colleague’s office. I immediately ordered it. Simon’s key element is the idea of creating a circle of safety, something which I believe is the key element in healthy churches, small group dynamics, child rearing, and helping young people to develop a faith that lasts, … more

Lencioni’s “The Advantage” will guide you to put your finger on what’s been missing for your organization :: BLOG
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Some books must be read more than 1x. “The Advantage” by Lecioni IS THAT BOOK!!!! It’s about making the organizational “tree” healthy so the fruit is good, not vise versa. Organizational health is more important than organizational smarts, strategies, vision, etc. It’s about how a company, a church, a university, or a family must focus first and foremost on creating … more