Three Games for an Honest Conversation

Three Games for an Honest Conversation

We’ve all been in a council meeting, team huddle, or quarterly review where it seems like everyone is so afraid of having a real conversation that nothing gets said. Platitudes and polite deference can keep us from making real progress by glossing over points of...
The Sows You’re Given

The Sows You’re Given

If someone called you today and offered your ministry two pregnant sows, a boar, and around 50 chickens, what would you do? I can’t speak for your animal husbandry expertise personally, but it seems the vast majority of ministry leaders and innovators would never even...
How to Spend 100 Million Dollars

How to Spend 100 Million Dollars

Getting to 100 Million Two years ago, I sat across from the Executive Director of the foundation for a large, downtown church. His office was on the 22nd floor of a towering steel and glass bank building and felt very much like a place for successful people to build...