Strategy

Here you’ll find all of our latest strategy blogs

This is what I’ve learned in 2020

It’s Christmas time, and I think we’re all glad 2020 is coming to a close. Coronavirus, toilet paper crises, lockdown, politics, more lockdown, more politics, I’m A Celeb in Wales… It’s been a tough year. There’s an old saying that says you learn more in adversity than in success. So what have we learned this […]

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Podcast Episode 25. 10 Things we’ve learned in 2020

Overview 2020 is almost over and that makes it a great time to look back and take stock of our learnings over the past year. 2020 has been an exceptional year in many ways, and whilst many want it over, 2020 has been a fantastic learning opportunity for the church. In this episode, Chris & […]

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This is crazy, but these structure ideas might just work

In the church world, we’ve become conditioned to believe that the right way to “do” church is found in Scripture. And to a certain extent, I agree. We want Scripture to guide us when we look at how we do church. However, when we look at Scripture, there’s no manual for how to run church. […]

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Podcast Episode 24. Structure

Overview When it comes to strategic thinking, strategy can often be the first thing we think about. If we just get the org chart right, the policies in place, everything will work. However, great form follows great function. In this episode, Chris & Lee talk through a number of analogies to help you get the […]

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3 startling reasons your congregation aren’t inviting friends

In the COVID world, there’s been much talk about the need for the church to get out of the four walls. Things often get said like, “We shouldn’t be bringing the lost to us, we should be going to the lost!” In one sense I understand this. We should be going to reach people where […]

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