Movement: A culture of constant personal and corporate growth and improvement is enabled through effective change management, self-development and a leadership pipeline

The Psychology of Change in the Church

Change is a word that strikes fear in the hearts of most ministry leaders. They have personally experienced or know of a peer that has experienced the pain and disappointment of well-intentioned change. Change is never easy in any organization yet in churches the difficulty and complexity of change seems to go up exponentially. It is understandable that many ministry... Continue Reading

An 8 Step Process for Organizational Change

  Our last post examined “An 8 Step Biblical Process for Leading Change in the Church” found in Acts 15. Another resource for church leaders to consider is the now-legendary eight-step organizational change process found in John Kotter’s groundbreaking book, Leading Change. By outlining the process organizations use to effectively lead change and identifying where they are prone to derail... Continue Reading

An 8 Step Biblical Process for Leading Change

The heart of leading change in the church is listening – to God and others. When the Apostles were leading the New Testament believers in Acts 15 to question their belief that Gentiles must be circumcised to be saved they couldn’t rely just on their ability to think strategically. So they first listened, and then responded to what they heard. Eight Step Biblical... Continue Reading

Here Be Dragons – A Barrier To Change

At the edges of medieval maps was often inscribed the warning: “Here be dragons.” The fear of dragons kept generations of sailors from sailing beyond known boundaries. Similarly, I have found I confront my own dragons each time I approach the edge of my comfort zone. There I discover the greatest barrier to my next level growth and to significant... Continue Reading