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There are numerous reasons why we tend to think that a ministry is primarily defined and upheld by its leaders. They’re the ones who stand in front of the group and speak, we recognize their faces, they make the big announcements, and their transitions seem to affect the whole body of the organization.

But in reality, it’s the non-executive team members that most significantly affect your organization, culture, and growth. One or two leaders are not realistically capable of upholding a ministry, and are certainly not capable of defining an entire culture. They may set a standard, but they are not the ones to maintain it. Here are the three main reasons we believe that, especially in today’s climate, hires for team members, not leaders, are the most critical for your organization’s success.

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Start planning now! Succession is every leader’s greatest challenge and task. In the end, it’s the legacy you create for those who come after you that will mark your greatest impact on your church or organization. Here are some of the biggest pitfalls in succession planning even among some of the country's largest and well-known churches and organizations.

PODCAST | streamlining communications with echo global 

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In our newest podcast episode, Andre Dantzler shares information about the church management tools that Echo Global offers that reduce clutter, and are very efficient in managing conversations. This is a great discussion for those who are looking to adapt, manage, and streamline their church communications. Tune in here!


EXPONENTIAL WEBINAR REPLAY | WHAT IS APPROPRIATE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR STAFF?

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Episode 4 out now! William Vanderbloemen and Kadi Cole hosted a webinar on appropriate mental health support for staff and were joined by doctors John Walker and Charity Byers of Blessing Ranch Ministries Together. If you’re leading a staff, you’ll need to think through what kind of support you will offer your staff team. Listen to their advice here!

 

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