Thoughts about planning

While it’s helpful (even essential) for congregations to plan for the future, it’s important to understand that the church is a living, Spirit-led organism, not a business. This important point is addressed in a post on Karl Vaters’ blog titled “Why I Don’t Trust New Year’s Resolutions or 10-Year Plans.” Vaters notes that “innovation has more room to breathe when we’re operating within God’s seasons instead of on our schedules.” To read the article, click here.