I love Peter Drucker he was in many ways a man before his time. I try to re-read his management classic “The Effective Executive” each year. One of the things I am struck with every time I read it is the realization that I often make decisions that really are not decisions they are emphatic hopes. Love how Drucker gives 4 things every decision needs before it can be considered a real decision. I hope this helps you as much as it helps me.
Every Decision needs:
Very excited to be speaking at the Vault Conference. I have known the pastors of the church who host this event for over fifteen years. I have seen all that God has done in their church over the years and how God has used them in Canada and the North East. I am honored to be speaking at Vault about getting back to the Basics and why we should Never Serve alone.
Sunday after the event I will be speaking on what the Gospel Demands of Parents at the Lifecentre Blackburn campus. If you are from the Province of Ontario please do what you can to bring your team I would love to meet you. Hope to see you there!
The Barna Group has released a new series of books that address pressing questions. In this book they address this question through research provided by Barna and Jon Tyson’s pastoral perspective.
51% of people don’t think it’s important to attend church.
I was drawn to this book because I believe what you believe about Jesus and what you believe about the church are foundational and fundamental to faith.
If you are a leader at any level you will at some point be in charge of a meeting. Meetings can do much good but they can also do damage to the moral and function of your team. How you conduct your meetings matter.
If you are in next generation ministry you have 40 hours a year to influence the life of a child if you are a parent you have roughly 3000 hours. How will you spend those precious hours?
That stat has created a revolution in ministry to families that didn’t exist 20 years ago. The implications of that stat should force parents and leaders to do a couple of things.