Essentials part 13: Getting Quality Feedback

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This is the last installment in my series on Essentials for ministry growth. I appreciate the many comments I’ve received from my readership of 300-400 (mostly on email). ****************** This week: Growing ministries use regular Feedback mechanisms. They find out what their people are thinking, what they want and don’t want. Then (and this is huge), they have the wisdom not to do …

Essentials Part 12: Crispy Meetings

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Earlier today at Macalester College (where I work) I attended a crispy meeting. It was a student leadership team, run by a student. We began with a short Bible study and prayer time. We buzzed through about six agenda items that were laid out neatly on a single sheet of paper. Discussion was healthy, decisions were recorded, responsibility for follow …