Systems

Minimizing The Summer Slump

If you’re in ministry, you’re painfully aware of the Summer Slump –  Attendance drops, activity decreases and giving declines. Offerings during the summer drop 15%, 20% or more. How can […]

Kicking It Up a Notch – Notch #2

Question: How does one make things better? Answer: One Notch (step) at a time. Incrementally.  Notch 1 was getting current on invoices, or getting them in the correct period. It […]

The Cost of the All-Staff Meeting

I get it. Meetings are sometimes necessary. You know, the weekly Staff Meeting. Then there are others. Senior staff. Certain ministry staff. Support staff meetings and so on. Today, I […]

Kicking It Up a Notch - Notch #1

I ended my previous post with this statement: “Pastor, there’s no need to wait till you can hire a trained bookkeeper or accountant to take steps to make the bookkeeping […]