Today we’re joined on the blog by my good friend Greg Smith who is Operations Manager at Catalyst Church. Greg has blogged for us before with 4 Ways To Avoid A Fiasco In Your Church Cash Flow Analysis and Can You Really Lead From The Second Chair?
Today he shares from his 10 years of leadership experience on how to rock your church’s administration.
Church administration can be a complex and challenging environment to serve.
Limited resources, stretched finances, working with volunteers plus needing to possess a broad knowledge base on a cross section of church and business principles, can all bring significant challenges.
There are often times that you are required to provide specialist input or lead others in areas you aren’t the expert in.
It’s also a rewarding role that can often see you have the opportunity to play a major role in developing and implementing how the vision of your church is outworked.
I’m in my tenth year of serving in church administration in both small and mid-sized churches in Australia.
Here are my top 10 resources and tips for church administrators which I hope will be both a practical help and encouragement to you.
Depending on your local church context and the composition of your staff or volunteer teams’ expertise, not all of these areas may fall into areas of your responsibility, but it is likely that you will have some input in many of these areas.