Your role in the church is to examine how you can become a church that is for your community rather than simply being a church in your community. For you, the word community is a verb, not a noun!

Fingerprints Everywhere, Name Nowhere

"We want our fingerprints to be everywhere, and our names to be nowhere." —Paul Loyless


My good friend Paul Loyless of Compassion International made this statement while we were on a visiontrip to Peru last year.

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How to Spot Your Next Great Leader

As a leader — whether at home, at work, at church, wherever I am — I’ve got one job that’s more important that any other. I need to replace myself.

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How You Lead Matters

You’ve probably heard it a dozen times from leadership books, from leadership coaches, from social media, from every source imaginable. People don’t leave jobs — they leave leaders. It’s become a standard leadership cliche. But cliches often become cliches because they’re true. People don’t leave jobs. They leave the people who were leading them in those jobs. And if you’re a leader, that’s a reality you have to pay attention to every day.

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How to build a strong and diverse ministry staff

At Church Community Builder, we believe that if you hire a bunch of people with the same skills, personality, and passions as you, you are destined to fail. A team that represents diversity in culture, giftedness, and backgrounds is critical for well-rounded ministry success.

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