How to Move Forward When the Pastor and the Staff Member Are Not Aligned

Episode #495
December 21, 2018
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Podcast Episode #495

Alignment is essential if you want a healthy church staff. Today we discuss how to improve the alignment of both your staff and your church.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Ministries need to be aligned with the vision and mission of the church.
  • The onus of responsibility in communication resides with the leader.
  • It is amazing to me how many leaders kick the can on difficult decisions.
  • Social time together is one of the best ways a church staff can build alignment.

The five alignment principles we cover are:

  1. Determine if the problem is alignment or insubordination
  2. Review communication patterns and relationships
  3. Spend some social time together
  4. Learn what motivates and de-motivates the staff member
  5. Have honest conversations

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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