Strategic Planning: Why?

Twice in the past month, I have found myself talking with ministry leaders about the future of two different church ministry organizations. It all focused around having a strategic plan. The ultimate question: is there a plan? As we talked about it, we finally decided...

What to do with Boards and Parish Councils???

In the non-profit and church worlds, working with Boards of Directors or Parish Councils are not only a given, it is also a valuable and strategic use of our time. Well, at least it should be. The truth is that, although we have Boards and Councils, we often find the...