Team Development: Empowering Your Team As A Whole
By Bryan Bailey · May 16, 2018 • Foster in your team members a sense of competence. Provide technical training or send them to seminars. Direct them to role models who can make them better.
Team Development: Finding Tasks As a Means to Empowering Staff
By Dennis Choy · March 30, 2018 • Regardless of church size, each church has had to deal with burnout in some way with its staff. Empowerment allows you to take some things off your plate.
Team Development: Finding Your Creative Potential
By Luke McElroy · March 15, 2018 • Even though it may seem natural to repeat what is working, when it comes to creativity, we must constantly work our creative muscles and help find new avenues to creative success.
Team Work: A Look Back at 8 Articles Diving Deep Into the Topic
By Tim Ottley · February 26, 2018 • By taking the time to read the following eight articles you will likely find that they will keep you working and building your team for years to come.
Team Development: The Three C’s Around Developing A Strong, Healthy Group
By Megan Kelly · February 16, 2018 • Whether you’re assigning day-to-day tasks or working on a big project, clear boundaries are important to maintain a healthy work environment.
Aim To Be a ‘Development’ Culture, not a ‘Doing’ Culture
By Debbie Keough · January 23, 2018 • What if instead of just being busy doing the work, we were busy developing others to do the work? Create a multilevel developmental program to grow our teams, leaders, and capacity.
Team Development: It Must Start With Recruiting, Assembling
By Eric Byrd · January 18, 2018 • Make sure you communicate to your team that the changes you plan on implementing are to keep and attract people to the team, not to kick members off of it.
Team Development: Aim To Create A Welcome Space for Worship
By Ralph Hicks · January 17, 2018 • Each team should develop leaders within the group to help train and encourage. The people that you train today will be our leaders tomorrow.
Your Ministry’s Farm System: School Days
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 17, 2018 • In schools, there are some teacher-student relationships (can you say Paul and Timothy?) that result in teens feeling welcome and returning after college. What similar relationships are forged in your ministry?
Team Development: Asking Yourself, ‘Who Owns It?’
By Marcus Hammond · January 16, 2018 • Trust is as much about anticipating success as it is about accepting failure, as long as something is learned in the process.
Does Your Ministry Need To Have a Farm System?
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 15, 2018 • Where churches struggle – in the planting phase, and especially in the aging period – is that so much of the work is too often left done in too few hands.
Common Language, Common Ground: Improving Team Communication
By Adrian Gates · January 2, 2018 • Responsibility for communication falls to the leader, and often requires getting out of your comfort zone, to where one must attempt to speak in a language that is understood.
Team Development: The Afterburner – Mission Accomplished
By Stefan Svard · December 19, 2017 • If the clear understanding is that operating in afterburner mode all the time will burn up all the fuel – it is not an efficient way to do things. It is there for when you really need that quick boost to escape harm, with the expectation that one eventually return to normal operating mode.
From Production Director to Nonprofit: ‘It Was Time’
By Andres Caamano · December 6, 2017 • A few months ago, Digital Great Commission Ministries came to fruition, as David Leuschner began working with a series of churches on aspects of live production.
Five Methods for Making Better Team Decisions
By Len Wilson · November 22, 2017 • In a healthy collaborative environment, the role of individual team members becomes more about leading the discussion around a particular aspect of worship, such as music, rather than dictating what idea will become the final decision for worship.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.