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How Many Heads Do We Need…and When Do We Need Them?

How many artists do you know who rely on committees, consumer research, and group brainstorming to stoke the flames of their creativity? I come from the Presbyterian tradition, and for some reason we believe that committees are the answer to everything. Now don’t get me wrong, here, because meetings can be very productive and separation…

The Productivity of “Thank You”

Our church ran an event where a group of students donated a bunch of their time to help out a ministry they normally never interact with. The event had some extra money at the end, so I suggested they buy a gift card for the team leader to say “thank you.” They declined, fearing the…