Tag: decentralization

  • What if we made youth ministry’s goal simpler?

    “What’s the goal of your youth ministry? Not like your purpose statement, but why do you do this thing?” I love to ask this question. It usually takes people a few minutes to articulate something they feel comfortable with. And it always sparks a great conversation. The answer to that question typically lands like this, […]

  • The problem with one-size fits all is…

    The problem with one-size fits all is… One-size doesn’t fit all. We are faced with a tiny percentage of the population actively involved in the local church. (>10%) Yet, I’m continually perplexed to see no one looking hard at the big, obvious problems of bottlenecks & gatekeepers which keep churches small with a strategy that […]