Brad Lomenick
In a nutshell, I’m an Oklahoma boy now residing in the South. I am a passionate follower of Christ, and have the privilege of leading and directing a movement of young leaders called Catalyst. We see our role as equipping, inspiring, and releasing the next generation of young Christian leaders, and do this through events, resources, consulting, content and connecting a community of like-minded Catalysts all over the world. I appreciate the chance to continually connect with and collaborate alongside leaders.

Less is More: Dealing with Sideways Energy in Your Ministry

There is good energy and bad energy- and bad energy usually shows up as sideways energy… not because it is necessarily bad, but because it is usually a distraction.

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5 Stages for Launching Creative Projects at Your Church

Here is a pretty simple process that has proven to be effective in coming up with new and fresh ideas. This can be useful in any organization or scenario, whether you are launching ideas, or just looking to make sound decisions.

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Creating a Great Experience at Your Church

How are you creating an experience with the product or service that you offer?

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Be a Finisher

When it comes to hiring new employees, no other characteristic is more important than someone who can finish.

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7 Tips for Communicating Well

Whether you are a seasoned leader, college student, author, professor, CEO, politician, or pastor, we all have to learn to communicate well.

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Characteristics of Great Teammates

We are all part of some kind of team-family, church, volunteer, sports, business, community, etc. To be a great leader, you need to be a good teammate first.

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12 Keys to Authentic Leadership

Here are 12 points on the importance and practice of being Authentic as a leader. Authenticity rules. Some best practices I’ve found helpful:

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What Pastors and Business Leaders Can Learn from Each Other

Great leaders should always be learning from one another. Leaders of businesses and churches are no exception. Here are some great ideas that each set of leaders can learn from the other.

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Recent Comments
What happens when u dont have a meeting place any more. And u was forced out because the buliding wasnt available any more.
— Debra
If someone wants entertainment they're going to the wrong place. Church is not a place for entertainment...or in my opinion a barrage of coffee and donuts. Why are churches today bringing the world INTO them? Then there's the thing with children...age appropriate??? These little guys can pick stuff up in service. Besides Jesus said Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Mt. 19:14.
— Laurie
I love the intentionality here as well as the challenge to look at the data. That's missing so many times. I would like to offer a contrarian's take. Church members and regular attenders have so many ways to get information: Announcements, bulletins, social channels, relationships, and email being among the options. But brand new people are likely going to check out the website and that's it. It might be wiser for churches with limited time and resources to focus their website almost exclusively to guests. This group of people isn't looking for a calendar of events but wants to know about regular programs. They probably aren't interested in watching all of the messages but instead may want to preview one of the services. For the times we need church members to go to websites (sign up for camp, join a group, etc), we're probably better off designing and promoting a specific page rather than cluttering up the homepage.
— Michael Lukaszewski (@mlukaszewski)

Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.