How Do We Optimize & Automate?

Church leaders will have to embrace continuous innovation. Leaders making strategic decisions that helps them to optimize and automate will lead effective churches. Let’s consider the metaphor of four levels of car that is available to us.

The New Normal Of Leadership (Part 5)

When the World Wide Web came out, some church leaders said that the internet is of the devil. Yet, historically, church leaders have been early adopters of change and technology.

The New Normal Of Leadership (Part 4)

The change we were ignoring is that the world has become connected. Do not give too much credit to the pandemic for all the shift. More than half of humankind was online much before the COVID-19 pandemic. By 2020, 4.2 billion people were already connected, and 3.4 billion publicly sharing their personal information with the world. The pandemic served as a tipping point for those leaders who were living in denial…

The New Normal Of Leadership (Part 3)

Church leaders need to heed the warning of companies who have risen and fallen at their demise. Church leaders need to be good stewards of the ministry entrusted with, by ensuring that their church stays relevant. Innovation and optimization are no longer a choice. It is a necessity and one that is easily affordable for any size of the church…

The New Normal Of Leadership (Part 2)

I wrote this book with Senior Pastors in mind. You are giving your best. You want to see your church grow. As a leader, you are aware that essential connections are getting missed. New people who visit your church are getting lost in a newcomer/assimilation pathway. You know something needs to change…

The New Normal Of Leadership (Part 1)

Leadership in the local church is not for the faint of heart. My father was a pastor, I am a pastor and I know from first-hand experience that effective leaders must learn to master the complexities of leadership and administration…

Church Leadership 4.0 (Part 5)

There is no “one-size-fits-all” guide available to leaders. The overall size of the church helps to decide the scale of administration…

Church Leadership 4.0 (Part 4)

The industrial age was the beginning of bureaucratic organization. The term “organizational chart” was first used in the early twentieth century…

Church Leadership 4.0 (Part 2)

I have been living in Mississauga, a city west of Toronto, since 2011. In 2003, my journey to the USA transitioned me from Executive Director of a hospital in India to serve as Director of Finance of a USA 501c3 operating in 19 countries. Much of my work life has been non-profit management, consultancy, teaching, fundraising, human resource, healthcare, marketing, process improvement, automation, and CRM…

Church Leadership 4.0 (Part 1)

In reading Amitabh Singh’s book, I was immediately reminded of a statement made years ago by the American futurist and philosopher, Alvin Toffler, who stated, “The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn”…

Jesus: The Ultimate Management Guru (Part 5)

Scriptural accounts suggest Jesus neither possessed wealth nor earned wages during his three-year ministry. When teaching the crowd to “render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s,” he had to borrow a coin from a stranger’s hand to illustrate his point. To pay the temple tax in Capernaum, Jesus took a coin out of the […]