Cody Binder leads our Account Management team here at Church Community Builder, and oversees that team’s work in strengthening the relationships we have with our church partners. In his conversations with those churches, he hears from quite a few church leaders who struggle with keeping their small group ministries engaged, growing, and staying true to the larger goals of the church. Few things are more frustrating in church leadership than small groups that go rogue and pursue the small group leader’s vision instead of the church’s vision.
Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for every church leader. There’s one really important thing that often gets sacrificed throughout the year, but especially now: margin! I can tell you from my own experience that you can’t sacrifice margin if you want to grow and develop into the kind of leader God wants you to become. It’s absolutely essential to find it!
Here’s an ‘inside look’ at what Christmas Eve is like for most church leaders...
See if this sounds familiar. A new family shows up at your church, fills out the new visitor card, and never shows up again. You decide to dig a little deeper and learn that, despite their proactive effort to connect, they never heard a word from anyone at your church ... and now they’re gone!