Category Archives for "CMBA General"

Insight 057: FaithSoaring Churches Have Prayerful Dialogue with Other Congregations

Many congregations who need to transform are myopic and defensive about their situation. They are stuck in the “Ain’t It Awful” Zone. They are primarily talking to themselves about their situation. When they talk to people in their family and friends network these people say to them “why have your let your congregation fail like […]

The Search for Best Practices for the Multiplication of Congregational Expressions

I am traveling Sunday, February 25th to Orlando, FL for the Exponential church planting and multiplication conference. They claim it is the largest annual gathering of church planters on the planet. I have been to this conference several times, but it has been a few years. Previously when I attended Exponential it was for networking […]

Insight 056: FaithSoaring Churches Have Consistent Doctrine and Practice

Many congregations are part of denominations and other networks of congregations who have strong doctrinal positions that focus on the missional nature of congregations. Such a focus may help FaithSoaring Churches develop and sustain continual relevance to their context. However, many congregations who need to transform dilute or ignore the prophetic edge of these doctrinal […]

Insight 052: FaithSoaring Churches Enhance Their Conflict Capacity

FaithSoaring Churches engage in transitions and changes. There is no way to avoid this. Congregations cannot move forward without them. Transitions and changes inevitably raise the intensity of conflict in congregations. It is a “ready or not, here I come” experience. If congregations do not have the capacity to handle conflict, then their conflict is […]