How to Have a More Effective Presentation by Jeff Henderson For many years now, I’ve asked people this simple question: How many of you have ever endured a boring presentation? Every single time, the same response happens. People laugh. They look at the person next to them. Roll their eyes. And raise their hand. Every…

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Reinforce Vision Volunteers

Vision. When people ask you things like, “What’s your church all about?” Or, “As a leader, what’s your goal for your church?” they’re referring to vision. They want to know where you’re leading people. Vision is about more than the number of people who show up. It’s the why behind what you do or don’t…

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  Back in 2006, I attended the Drive Conference with Andy Stanley. In my notebook, I wrote down something he said in a session about volunteer systems: Your system is perfectly designed to produce the results you’re getting. So, if you want better results, you have to improve the system. That got me thinking about…

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We’re at the ARC (Association of Related Churches) conference this week. Here are 20 Leadership Quotes On Ministry from Greg Surratt – Lead Pastor of SeaCoast Church and President of ARC who spoke on Longevity In Ministry.  Weariness and discouragement are the occupational hazards of church planting. Staffs are wonderful and also cause a lot of…

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In an effort to add value to church leaders, The Rocket Company attended the Velocity 2014 Conference.  This was an incredible conference and should be on every church planter’s list for 2015. Matt Adair, Lead Pastor of Christ Community Church in Athens, GA and Director of Operations for the Acts 29 Network, conducted a ministry-changing…

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  In an effort to add value to church leaders, The Rocket Company is attending the Velocity 2014 Conference and will be live-blogging throughout the event.  This is an incredible conference which should be on every church planter’s list for equipping and training. Derwin Gray, Lead Pastor of the great Transformation Church in Charlotte, is…

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In an effort to add value to church leaders, The Rocket Company is attending the Velocity 2014 Conference and will be live-blogging throughout the event.  For anyone involved in church planting, this is a can’t-miss event. Dave Ferguson, Lead Pastor of COMMUNITY in Chicago, and Shawn Lovejoy, Lead Pastor of Mountain Lake Church, opened with…

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What system in your church needs the most work? I moved to Atlanta in 2006 to start a brand new church, and one of the first conferences I attended as a new church planter was The Drive Conference at Northpoint Community Church. At that conference, I heard Andy Stanley say it was systems, not just…

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There’s a lot of significance to the number three in the Bible.  Of course, there’s the trinity.  Jesus rose on the third day.  And they say Peter, James and John were the three closest disciples. There are three primary colors, three holes in a bowling ball, and Huey, Louie and Dewey will always be my…

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