8 Qualities of Successful Leaders in a Multisite Organization

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If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past few years of creating multiple churches, it’s that great leadership at both the local church level and the multisite level is paramount. Your multisite leadership team should include leaders who support … [Read more]

Make Better Decisions

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Twice a month Gina Ragsdale  (NPM UpStreet Director) and I work with a team of leaders and walk them through a development session. It’s a place where we can invest in our leaders and encourage discussion and debate. This is [Read more]

Are You Grateful?


I bet if I asked if you were grateful for what your volunteers and staff do, you would say “Absolutely!” My next questions would be, “How do they know? What’s your plan?”

You can feel grateful all day long, but … [Read more]

Set Your Volunteers Up For Success


What is it like to be a volunteer on your team? Gather your team together, put up a creative board, and start describing what it’s like to serve on your team. Better yet, invite some volunteers to the meeting and … [Read more]

Smart Leaders know WE is better than ME


Whether they are solving a problem or creating something new, leaders want results. The best leaders have learned they don’t know everything. They’ve decided it’s not about who gets the credit; it’s about moving toward the desired goal. Successful leaders … [Read more]