Several weeks ago I attended the Catalyst One Day hosted at a local church. Content delivered by...Read More
Tag: Andy Stanley
Most of us could probably tell some great stories of horrible church staff situations. I’ve been a part of several, some of which were highly political where few trusted each other and I’ve been a part of church staff where things even got hostile. I’m not quite sure that the perfect church staff culture exists out there, but I’ve been a part of some good ones too.
While at The Orange Conference last week, Andy Stanley spoke specifically to to the issue of staff culture. Many of the points I’ve heard before in one of his leadership podcasts, but it was a great and timely reminder. He spoke at length about creating a staff culture where mutual submission is present. Yes, God may have called key leadership and senior staff to do something significant and the primarily purpose for additional staff is to serve that vision (I truly do believe that), but this doesn’t mean that senior staff doesn’t and shouldn’t serve the staff that works for them. This type of mutual submission creates a healthy culture where people want to work.Read More
With only two days left to sign up for the Orange Conference at the discounted rate, Orange dropped the A-Bomb. That’s right, they just added Andy Stanley to the lineup. Over the years, Andy has had a presence at the...Read More
Last year just before the Orange Conference I spent some time at North Point hanging out at both the Alpharetta campus as well as at Buckhead. I spent a small fortune at the bookstore. While there, I picked up this little book,...Read More
Yesterday I posted about something Andy Stanley said in the first paragraph of the forward of Think Orange. Click here to read it. Essentially, I wrote about North Point being so successful in their efforts to reach families....Read More
Several weeks ago I posted on my blog the books I wanted to read this year. One of them was Think Orange by Reggie Joiner. Don’t call me a hypocrite, it’s been on my stack of books to read. So, my friend Henry Zonio...Read More
Reggie asked about sermon prep: Andy prepares all day Wednesday, half the day on Thursday and reviews most of Saturday evening. Perry was elusive. He said he downloads Andy’s message. It seems that Perry’s schedule...Read More
This morning I got up early to drive into Atlanta and visit Buckhead Church. Since being involved in multi-site churches, I’ve never experienced a video campus larger than 1000 people. So, I wanted to experience Buckhead...Read More
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