Visionary Leadership Answers These 6 Questions

Visionary leadership is crucial in today’s world. Every leader has a vision. Some visions are clear, others are fuzzy. Some are well-developed, others are sloppy. Some are compelling, others are forgettable. How can a leader gauge the clarity and effectiveness of his or her vision? The most obvious way is to measure the people who eventually get […]

6 Lessons from What’s Best Next by Matt Perman

I recently finished reading What’s Best Next by Matt Perman, who runs a blog by the same name. The book’s subtitle is “How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done.” It’s the best book I’ve read so far this year. I have read and benefited from a number of productivity-related books (Getting Things Done, […]

Do You Really Know Who’s at Your Church? (and How to Find Out)

What’s the makeup of your church? Mostly young families? Singles? Seniors? Church people? Unchurched people? Diverse? Homogenous? How well are people getting connected? To what degree are they embracing your vision? Do they serve? Invite people? Because good pastors are shepherds who know the sheep, they typically have some idea about these things. But I […]

How We Do Performance Reviews at Redemption Gateway

One of the most satisfying things in life is to have clarity on your job and know that you’re doing it well. Conversely, if you’re uncertain about what you’re supposed to be doing and unsure about whether you’re doing it well, it’s a sure path to a miserable job. That’s why, at Redemption Gateway, we […]