Entries by Lisa Howden

Nous l’église

Il y a un aspect de la santé de l’église dont nous ne parlons pas assez. Lorsque nous parlons de la santé de l’église nous pensons systèmes, disciple / rayonnement, vision / mission, stratégies de revitalisation et ainsi de suite. Tout cela est bien, mais il semble qu’il manque quelque chose. Ou peut-être que c’est […]

CliffsNotes – June 11, 2019

Who evaluates the Board: Part 4 Week 1 in this series about healthy local organizations we discussed board evaluations. Week 2 was about Nominating Committee. Week 3 was about board covenant. I have been pointing you to The Manual, and have pointed out that our Manual wisely offers you opportunity to contextualize your organizational structure […]

Nous l’église

Il y a un aspect de la santé de l’église dont nous ne parlons pas assez. Lorsque nous parlons de la santé de l’église nous pensons systèmes, disciple / rayonnement, vision / mission, stratégies de revitalisation et ainsi de suite. Tout cela est bien, mais il semble qu’il manque quelque chose. Ou peut-être que c’est […]

CliffsNotes – May 28, 2019

Who evaluates the Board? Part 3 The Board of Administration of the FMCiC is exploring what it looks like to become a healthy board. We are discussing the “culture” of the BOA and of the FMCiC and creating an organizational structure that would help us move toward what we believe is a healthy leadership culture. […]

CliffsNotes – May 21, 2019

Who evaluates the Board? Part 2 Great question, but we began answering it last week. The board in a healthy church is elected to prayerfully ask 3 important questions: Do we have the right vision? Do we have the right people on the bus? Are we financially healthy (“The goal is not a balanced budget, […]

CliffsNotes – May 14, 2019

Who evaluates the Board? Great question! I mean, the board in a healthy church is elected to prayerfully ask 3 important questions: Do we have the right vision? Do we have the right people on the bus? Are we financially healthy (“The goal is not a balanced budget, but a budget that delivers the mission… […]

CliffsNotes – May 7, 2019

Pastors, an offer you should consider… Part 2 Last week I had Paul Millar, our pastor from the happening church in Westport, tell you about his experience with Church Renewal out of Steinbach MB. I also mentioned in my notes last week that I had the opportunity to visit with Pastor Ray Duerksen, who is […]

Rien ne vaut une bonne histoire

Récemment, j’ai eu l’occasion de participer à un service de baptême. J’adore ces types de services. Ils sont probablement mes préférés. L’une des meilleures parties est d’entendre les récits de ce que Dieu a fait dans la vie des gens. Ce que j’ai entendu ce jour-là était émouvant, inspirant et très réel. C’était génial, et […]

CliffsNotes – April 30, 2019

Pastors, here’s an offer not to pass up… Karlene and I were in friendly Manitoba this past weekend (Steinbach, Brandon and Winnipeg). A special treat was that Wawota, SK church family joined MB. Kilarney, Roblin, then from Winnipeg, Crestview, and our two church plants The Hearth and Glorious Hope. We prayed, remembered our roots, talked […]