Operations. Finances. Staff. infrastructure. Strategy. Vision Execution. It all rolls up to you. Your ability to sleep well at night depends on God ... but good systems and processes help a lot too!

How will you invest in your church staff in 2016?

I love our staff and culture at Church Community Builder. We have spent a lot of time investing in a culture that helps our associates feel valued, cared for, and fulfilled. That has paid off in a variety of ways, not the least of which is a high level of respect and care for our church partners. This is a principle that plays out in a lot of businesses you are familiar with. Think Southwest Airlines, Zappos, or Nordstrom. Does it play out in your church? Is your staff culture so healthy that it results in ministries that work beautifully together and congregants who feel a deep sense of belonging? If not, have you considered new ways to focus on improving your culture this year? Healthy cultures don’t just happen. They come as a result of intentional investment.

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Secrets to multisite success

Multisite is an exciting way of growing a church. No longer are we trying to get as many people as possible into one set of doors. Now we’re spreading out and going into their communities and neighborhoods.

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7 questions to ask about mobile apps

When you’ve decided that you’d like to create a mobile app for your church, considering all of the possibilities can be very exciting. This technology could provide some really incredible ways for you to reach people outside your church and better connect with those on the inside.

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4 risks that could take down your ministry in 2016

Scandal! It’s a word that crops up and plagues churches in the media far too often, a word no church leader ever wants to hear associated with theirs. Unfortunately, scandal is also something that catches most church leaders off guard when it happens.

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