Archive for Art McNeese

When Using Technology Hinders

By Grady D. King, D. Min. Every leader has a lot on their plate these days. The complexities and pace of leading is greater and more demanding than ever in a culture of hyper-sensitivity. Enter technology. Technology is good and helpful. But it has limitations. This is particularly true when it comes to group leadership. […]

The Church: A “What” or a “Who?” – Lessons from Mao Tse Tung & Tom Hanks

By Art McNeese, D. Min Question: What one person had more impact on Christianity than any other in the 20th century? Perhaps the answer is: Mao Tse Tung, the leader of Communist China until 1976. When Mao came to power, there were very few Christians in China. But by the end of the 20th century, […]

Don’t Fumble the Baton – Does the Previous Minister Have to Leave?

By Art McNeese, D. Min Churches often experience trauma when going through the process of succession. The previous preacher resigns or retires. The church then experiences the disequilibrium of finding a new minister. This normally creates ‘anxiety’ within the church system. After all, even in the event of needed change or positive change, the transition […]