Hidden Church Asssets

Margaret Marcuson speaks and writes on leadership and works with church leaders nationally as a consultant and coach.  Earlier this month, she blogged about three categories of assets found in all churches that are often undervalued or overlooked: human capital, intellectual capital, and financial capital. So What? Often congregations focus on financial capital, and assume they know all there is to know about their resources in this arena.  Marcuson encourages congregations to look Read More …

Healthy Congregations

Margaret Marcuson speaks and writes on leadership and works with church leaders nationally as a consultant and coach.  Earlier this month, she shared a list of nine indicators of a healthy congregation: Mature leaders, clergy and lay, who know who they are and what they are about in their lives and ministry. Leaders who can articulate their vision and direction. The ability to tolerate difference. Leaders who can take a stand with people (staff or church members) who are not Read More …