I was having dinner with a friend Lee Lingo, Director of Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and I used the oft-quoted statement “a rising tide lifts all boats”. Lee pointed out an objection to that and offered a slight correction. He said, “a rising tide lifts all SEAWORTHY boats”. Like
Many don’t understand the need for strategic planning in some organizations, especially churches. A common feeling is that if we just pray for it “God will provide”. Now I would never want to take anything away from the power of prayer and God’s ability to bless any ministry or organization.
I had the opportunity this weekend to spend time with three missionary families. Each of these families serve God in unique ways in different areas of the world. Each faces their own specific challenges and have adapted their ministry model to best fit the situation they are in. One serves