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October Pastor Appreciation

For those of you too young to recognize our photo, it is the Lone Ranger, a fictional masked former Texas Ranger who fought outlaws in America's old West. Writers for The Lone Ranger tell us he was never seen without…

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Design Refresh

What’s happening with your church’s design? Design— by definition: to do or plan something with a specific purpose or intention in mind.  Tony Duffy in a recent issue of Florida Design, mentioned the influx of migration into Florida and addressed…

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Strategy Making

A recent article in Harvard Business Review caught my attention.  “Strategy Making in Turbulent Times, a Dynamic New Model.”  Authors Michael Mankins and Mark Gottfredson, point out the need to move organizations forward with a continuous process of strategy making.…

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2022 New Beginnings

Donna Hostetler Isn’t that the ultimate expression of our ministry focus?  New beginnings, new life, a new creation in Christ. All of our efforts are focused toward one goal—winning the lost, bringing hope to those without. And what better message…

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The Deep Dive Technique

Organization, Process, Culture, and Leadership According to www.RapidBi.com, the History of Deep Dive…“Originally developed by the IDEO group (a learning design company) for rapid product development, the Deep-Dive technique is now widely and increasingly used for innovation not only in product development…

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The Coach’s Words

One of my favorite August traditions is watching the Little League World Series. Kids from all over the country compete to reach the series held in Williamsport, PA. Even though I grew up in Western Pennsylvania and played little league,…

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Brainstorming a Future Church

André Paul Guillaume, French author, stated, “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” This famous quote helps us understand that we cannot expect to grow or to go to new heights…

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Deep Dive Now!

A trip to Maui offered us the opportunity to snorkel floating underwater near the surface allowing us to see the beautiful coral reefs and saltwater fish. Scuba diving requires training to dive deep underneath the sea and see a magnificent…

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“Next Gen is the Now Gen”

This profound truth of the Now Gen comes our friend Pastor Erick Penn in Three Rivers, Michigan. We worked with Erick and his team to develop and strengthen their children’s and youth ministry to come under the larger umbrella of…

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Next Gen Ren

Renovation:  the process of improving a process or making something new. Renovation Island is an engaging HGTV series. Canadians Bryan and Sarah Baeumler work to restore an abandoned resort on a small island in the Bahamas. The resort property, with…

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