What I Learned in the Church Office

What I learned in the church office

Gaining knowledge from the experiences of others is far more time effective, and much less painful, than making every mistake yourself and learning every lesson firsthand. Likewise, we cannot argue with what others have found to be true. Agree or disagree, here are some things church office professionals say are worth knowing, some things that…

Free ebook on Church Leadership and Teamwork in the church

Free ebook on Leadership and Teamwork in the church

For the last two weeks I’ve written about church communication teams and in this context, I am excited to share a training manual, Leadership and Teamwork in the Church by an ECC Member, Bob Sherbondy. If you follow the advice of this book it will help you build a team for effective church communications. Bob…

Why ministry leaders aren’t always good communicators and what to do about it

Leaders communication challenges

The important term in the headline here is “aren’t always.” Ministry leaders, including pastors, leaders of groups like Young Life, and missionaries are almost always great verbal communicators or they wouldn’t be in ministry. They do great talking to groups, teaching, challenging, motivating. But in today’s multi-channel communication universe, that isn’t enough. What’s needed today…