At the Core of Strategic Planning

At the core of all we do as a Church should be our love for God and people — the greatest commandments according to Jesus (Matt. 22:37-40). Hence, at the core of strategic planning should be helping people fulfill that purpose to love God with all of who we are and to love others. All processes we develop should both reflect and promote that love. All steps we propose and decisions we make should align with and lead to such love.

“Strategically plan to help people love God and others?” you might ask. . . . Continue reading At the Core of Strategic Planning

A Christ-like Pattern for Strategic Planning

While Christ-likeness involves so much more than simply modeling Jesus’ behavior, like also maintaining His attitudes and perspective, following His example certainly provides the patterns we need for all we do. Even in leadership tasks like strategic planning, we can learn much from Him. Let’s not merely study and conform to the ways of the world. . . . Continue reading A Christ-like Pattern for Strategic Planning