The First Bloom of Our Strategic Plan

September 26th 2007 1 comment so far  

Have you ever been asked, “How did you and your spouse meet?” What about the common question, “How did you decide to enter your career? What drew you to your chosen field of work?” Most of us have been asked similar things. We seem to appreciate knowing the roots of things that are important. If you are curious about our recent strategic thinking, here’s the root of our process.

Our strategic planning at Stonebriar began five months ago as we evaluated whether we have a straightforward process that moves people through the stages of spiritual growth. None of us can force …

Stepping into the Future

September 26th 2007 1 comment so far  

Knowing myself””and my friends will verify this understatement with a deep chuckle””this blog entry will simply be the first in a string of entries about our recent process of strategic planning.

The elders and staff from Stonebriar met last weekend for our first combined strategic planning retreat. As a new guy, I entered those two days with a mixed bag of emotions and hopes. I was comfortable with the concept of strategic planning. Been there, done that. Yet I wondered whether we were ready for such a process. Do we have the relationships, I wondered, that are strong enough to endure …

The Thrills and Risks of New Plans

September 26th 2007 No comments yet  

I mentioned in an earlier blog that I am still noticing new things. That makes sense since I am still somewhat of a new guy on the block. So my eye has definitely been drawn to the upcoming Elder and Staff Planning Retreat this weekend.

Basically it’s another new thing””for me as a new guy at this church, as well as for our elders and staff together. We’ve not done this together before here, so it’s new for all of us. If you push us into the quieter corner where we can admit our inner thoughts, it therefore carries a mixed …

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