If you have been around church at all, you know that we are good at specializing in these "corporate hallmark cards" and "Air Supply-like rhythms."
Yesterday, I spoke to church consultants from across the country at a summit in New Orleans with the Society of Church Consulting.
I challenged them to consider a new approach to vision and strategic planning as outlined in Church Unique. Many resonated with my challenge. Ironically, while I was speaking, this article was sent before I got my hard copy of Fast Company. It is simply one of the best articles on writing a mission statement I have ever read.
The article entitled, How to Write a Mission Statement that Isn't Dumb is featured in Fast Company by Nancy Lublin, CEO of DoSomething.org