Featured ArticleFOUR DIFFERENT WAYS TO MEASURE SUCCESS: METRICS FOR A NEW ERA OF CHURCH
The fall is always significant for leaders in local churches because it represents the launch season of your annual rhythm. This year, as you inch our way out of the pandemic, the fall kick-off season has ministry leaders excited, anxious, and bit puzzled as churches seek to rebuild momentum in their communities.
Featured Article4 Ways to Strengthen Your Leadership Structure
In a world of increasing polarization, scandals and abuses, people are hungry for a better brand of leadership. Lately, there seems to be growing conversation around the structure of leadership required to achieve that, suggesting “flat organizational charts” or “leaderless institutions” are becoming a growing trend.
Featured ArticleThe Length of Your Race Determines Your Pace
How hard should a leader push if they want to give their very best? This can be a tricky question to answer. What makes this question so tricky is that its answer is relative. It depends. Specifically, it depends on how long you want to effectively lead. It depends on the span of leadership for which you’re defining “best”.
A fresh approach to ministryFinding Our Way
What if the way the Church is “doing church” is the very reason the world is seeing less of Jesus in it every day?
Beginning with the biblical basics, Jeff Lockyer walks readers through the underlying theology and practical application of how Southridge Community Church has approached ministry for nearly a quarter century. While providing a fresh approach to ministry, the book stimulates how to think-not what to think. It’s written by a local church practitioner for local church practitioners.
By providing clarity to the confused, it helps church leaders find their way. By providing practical examples delivered uniquely in multiple church contexts, it supports leaders in finding their own way. And, most of all, by re-framing the operation of the church around fostering full devotion instead of facilitating consumerism, it enables leaders of local churches to reclaim the lifestyle of Jesus among its people. It supports churches and leaders to find their Way-the Way of Jesus.Buy the Book