What to Do If You Desire Excellence in the Church, but You Are Not Seeing It

August 31, 2018
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Podcast Episode #463

Many churches aspire to excellence, but unfortunately many of them miss the mark. Today we discuss how to excel in your church.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Most frustrations for pastors and church staff are the result of minor issues.
  • Know your own personality and what might trigger your frustration.
  • The most expensive hire you will ever make is hiring the wrong person.
  • Fruitful ministry often doesn’t take place until year five for a pastor.

The eight keys to excellence that we discuss today are:

  1. Keep the bar high
  2. Keep the frustration low
  3. Understand your own personality
  4. Outsource some areas (example: worship announcements)
  5. Have tactical patience (eat an elephant)
  6. Pray for excellence
  7. Pray for patience
  8. Show examples in other churches

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