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Death By Committee: Tackling the Problems of Church Committees

Death By Committee: Tackling the Problems of Church Committees

Buffer Churches often engage in a process I call “Death By Committee.” The thinking goes like this: Joe (a new leader in the church) has been faithfully serving as a greeter, usher, parking lot guy, or a role in another ministry. He’s been faithful. He’s a devoted¬†worker. Now we need to appoint him to a committee. If he serves well ... Read More »

9 Characteristics of a Leaderless Church

9 Characteristics of a Leaderless Church

Buffer If you serve in a local church, you’ve unquestionably seen certain¬†characteristics of a leaderless church. They are everywhere. These characteristics (unfortunately) fuel the decline of thousands of churches around North America. They exhaust pastors day after day and reduce their ministry satisfaction. Pastors have a tough job. They carry the weight of spiritual responsibility, pastoral care and directional clarity. ... Read More »