Tagged: growth

Don’t Just Intersect.

I get confused sometimes. I’m not referring to walking into a room and forgetting the reason (though that happens all the time to, fo’ real). I don’t mean tossing one of my wife’s sweaters...

Desperate Measures

In a recent conversation with a friend, we were bemoaning growth of all sorts: volunteer ratios. Attendance numbers. Waistlines after polishing off a fourth of a pecan pie. (Oops. Wrong blog post.) We concluded...

Follow the Leader?

I was a trendsetter last week and didn’t even mean to be. Our neighborhood has recycling pickup. And because we live in the Triangle, we recycle. Because in the Triangle, recycling is right up...

Grow Small Before You Go Big

The best ministry leaders are dreamers. Huge visionaries. Think-ten-years-ahead kind of people. They know what the end result should look like, and they stack strategies and fund budgets and build teams to move the...