Every Friday I post a short list of the things I’m reading, listening to, loving and wrestling with:
Here’s what I’m reading right now:
10 Best Practices Of Super Healthy Leaders by Carey Nieuwhof. Great stuff.
The Danger of Restlessness by Dan Reiland. Now, what I’ve seen has a name.
Why Are Maker Schedules So Rare? by Cal Newport. There it is. An excellent understanding.
What BMW Knows About Videos That Churches Need to Learn by Phil Cooke. Very cool Be sure you watch the video Phil links to!
When Large Churches Get Stuck: Prioritizing Relationships Over Events by Tony Morgan. The title is fuzzy, but there are some very good insights buried here.
2 Simple, Effective Ways to Connect More People with Your Church’s Message by Tiffany Deluccia (via TonyMorganLive.com).
To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, & Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World by James Davison Hunter. This is not an easy read, but the payoff is very big.
Here’s what I’m listening to:
Carl George And Warren Bird On How To Break The 200, 600 And 1000 Attendance Barriers via the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast.
Creating a Culture of Continual Improvement, Part 2 by Andy Stanley on the Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast. So good!
Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track – and Keeping It There by Les McKeown. I’m testing out Audible for absorbing an additional book every month.
Quotes I’m still wrestling with:
“If you will empower the right people, There’s no limit to what you can do. If you don’t empower people, you are the limiting factor.” Craig Groeschel
“The strength of your organization is not a reflection of what you control. The strength of your organization is a reflection of who you empower.” Craig Groeschel
App I’m using:
I’m committed this year to increasing my effectiveness. Nozbe is a leading productivity app. First heard about it from Michael Hyatt. It’s already making a big difference.
My own post I hope you’re reading:
The 90s Called…They Want Their Small Group System Back I think this post has a few insights you ought to look at and compare with what you are currently doing.