CNLP Bonus 008: #AskCarey Part 7

Your questions are the best questions.

We’re back with another bonus episode of Ask Carey. Scroll down to see what questions I tackle this episode: it’s everything from how to evaluate the health of your church and its leadership, dealing with the distrust of committee-led churches, and how to show appreciation to volunteers

Welcome to Ask Carey Part 7.

Ask Carey

Questions Featured in this Episode

2:15 What were some factors that led to the decision to join as a North Point strategic partner, and what were the advantages?

8:26 What ways do you recognize your volunteers throughout the year so that they stay aligned and alive?

12:49 What does the strategic planning process look like for Connexus Church?

15:34 We are a church plant who’s reaching younger couples, but we’re struggling to keep couples in their 40s and 50s. Do you have any advice to reach those who have so much to offer the church?

18:37 How can we change our church structures? We have 12 committees and 19 ministry teams, and we only run about 260 on a Sunday.

23:30 What are some of the easiest and best ways to get started blogging?

Links Mentioned

Carey on Facebook

Carey on Twitter

Carey on Instagram

Carey’s Blog (with link to SpeakPipe)

North Point Partners

Andy Stanley; Episode 1

Reggie Joiner

Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend

Seven Practices of Effective Ministry 

Catalyst Conference

Drive Conference

Jeff Henderson; Episode 16 

SWOT analysis

Strat Op with Tony Morgan

Tony Morgan; Episode 6

The UnStuck Group

Jon Acuff; Episode 64


Previous Bonus Episodes

CNLP Bonus Episode #1

CNLP Bonus Episode #2

CNLP Bonus Episode #3

CNLP Bonus Episode #4

CNLP Bonus Episode #5

CNLP Bonus Episode #6

CNLP Bonus Episode #7


Quotes from Carey 

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