Are your people not coming to church because they’re too busy? What if the real reason is indifference? As disciples on the road to Emmaus, how do we help welcome them into a heart-transforming (heart-on-fire) experience with Jesus?
We believe the stories we tell ourselves. The problem is, they may not be true. Why does it matter? Because beliefs drive behavior. Show me what you do and I'll show you what you believe. What does this mean for churches or pastors that have the wrong story in their heads? How can I re-frame the sto...
Small church expert, Karl Vaters, talks about what it means to have a healthy church of any size. Karl's heart is to help pastors of small churches (up to 90 percent of us) find the resources to lead well, and to capitalize on the unique advantages that come with pastoring a small church. Karl also...
Let's say you DO have buy-in from the congregation, but there are still some who still aren’t in (and they're stirring things up). Do we need unanimous support or a simple majority or a super-majority? 6 Tips to Deal with Change Resisters.
When leading change, you discover quickly that some people want to run forward as fast as possible, and others just want to hit the brakes (or even go backwards). The truth is you need both. Leadership and the Dog-Sled and why it matters when you lead change.
Today, we follow up our conversation with Dr. Whitesel about generating consistent buy-in, by showing exactly how we do it. Jesse and I share our step-by-step process that has helped us successfully navigate change with maximum leadership and congregational support.
One of the most critical questions when it comes to church health is: how do I generate buy-in for change? Today we welcome back Dr. Bob Whitesel as we talk about how to navigate change reaction.
For most of us, throwing a ball is second nature. It’s just muscle-memory. How do we as leaders cultivate our to-do as well as our to-be list? Making Godly leadership second nature - that's today on the Reclaimed Leader
Happy New Year! Are you worn out already by goal-setting and healthy habits? Here’s a non-resolution kickstart to get traction on your biggest goals in minutes instead of weeks. Everyone is offering a course/challenge about New Year's habits, goals, and resolutions. Honestly, all of them are probabl...
Welcome to our year-end review of the top 5 episodes you selected based on the number of downloads they received. It’s episode 319 and we’re going to take final stock of 2023 and look toward 2024