tightening the core: be ready to remove

As with any ministry, it’s possible for formerly effective leaders to become bottlenecks toward the progress you’re aiming for. Of course, the fact of graduation applies implicit “term limits” on most of our leaders – a factor that most other ministries don’t experience. But occasionally we will still encounter student leaders who …

tightening the core: a community of core

Another vital need for those in the “core” of your ministry is community. Are there people they regularly connect with who hold them accountable, mull over big decisions with them, pray for them, and would likely know if weakness was creeping in to their lives? Can they help your leaders process …

tightening your core: memorable & memorized

Yesterday I asked just how sure you are that the “core group” of your campus ministry is participating in the vision for your ministry. There can be a lot of “vision leak” between the college minister and his lowest-level leadership! But not nearly all vision leak comes from insubordination, arrogance, or even …