Congratulations Grace City; you’re two!  It took a lot to get here, but you did it. People said, “This will never work.” You prayed. People said, “They’re not doing it right.” You stayed faithful. People said, “Their target demographic will never go to church.” You built relationships. Over and over again, you have showed God’s…

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“Celebrate what you cultivate.” – Julie Bullock “I didn’t know what to do. My son is friends with the pastor’s daughter, but I vowed never to step into a church again. Not after what happened last time; I don’t need that kind of pressure or judgement in my life. But he was adamant. “This church…

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Brand for longevity, not immediacy. [Don’t be hip, be eternal.] Like you, we know who we are and what we are about. Our mission statement is clear, in that we are “creativity that works.” We love what we do and know that we start and end with the church in mind. So when one of…

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Much has been made of the difference between management and leadership in the past 40 years of business literature. A few of the typical thoughts include: “Managers do things right but leaders do the right things.” – Warren Bennis “When you’re a manager, you work for your company. When you’re a leader, your company works…

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Culture waits for no one. If you want to stay relevant in a constantly evolving marketplace, then your mantra needs to be centered on immediate adoption of the things that drive your audience. Ask yourself: What does my audience desire the most? What social media platforms are they engaging with the most? Where are they,…

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“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell Last week we discussed this dream, and that if you want something bad enough, you need to be willing to give everything to it. That includes the possibility that in the end, you may end up failing. Exponential West is…

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