Why NOT To Move On To The Next Big Thing

“Leadership is like teaching third grade: it means repeating the significant things.” – Max De Pree

It’s a common stereotype that churches are perpetually “stuck” – changing anything (including carpet color) takes years, and only happens over loud complaints or church splits.
In mega church land, however, I’ve actually experienced the opposite. I think that sometimes we’re so interested in being relevant and innovative that we don’t give things a chance to take hold and work. I’m totally guilty – I get bored easily – but many times we’ll start a program, launch an initiative, etc… and think that it’s past it’s prime or usefulness, when it really might just be that something new and shiny has grabbed our attention. Sometimes¬† – not always, but sometimes – we have to let things repeat and sink in to let them work to their full potential.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: