Answer the Phone

We work with small church, large churches and churches that seem to change sizes every other month. We work with some that over-utilize technology and some that don’t even know how to spell “technology.” We work with some who are just starting and are exploding in numbers, and some that are on the verge of closing down. ...

Board Business

What does your church board do? What do they focus on? What are their priorities? We often hear opposing views about church boards. From the board members, we are told that most of their time meeting as a group is to discuss ministry at the church. The business aspects like finances, facilities and staffing is ...

Secrets of the Church

Every church has a history. And every church has its secrets. And every church leader doesn’t want those secrets to become public. Most church leaders have decisions they wish they could do over. Or they wish they could talk about them and not hide them in a closet. Or both. Let’s face it. We all have secrets and ...

7 Reasons Pastors Need to Use Twitter

In a staff meeting one day, I was distracted by something I was reading on twitter. Caught not paying attention to the pastor who was giving a presentation, he grabbed my phone and asked why I was on twitter instead of paying attention. After apologizing for my inappropriate actions, a conversation ensued among our executive staff ...

Acknowledging The Racial Divide

The last few weeks has been hard for Americans. We’ve all seen the violence, the videos, the news broadcasts. The racial divide that is creeping up in our society is quite staggering and sad. Like much of what we all see online about the shootings and police and riots, we at Reach Consulting believe online ...

Church Holidays

Does your church close the office doors during federal holidays? We just celebrated Fourth of July. It just happened to be on a Monday. Through all the excitement of a three day weekend, fireworks and pool parties, some churches were still open for regular business. All of us at Reach Consulting? We took the day ...

A Major Change in Church Staffing

Society changes. We believe the Church needs to change with it. Not in its doctrine or core values, but in how it functions in order to keep reaching the ever-changing target. Have you ever had your team decide on doing a special event or launch a new initiative only to find out you didn’t have the technology to ...

Simple Encouragement

Working for a church can be hard. Really hard. A pastor’s life and job is extremely complex. Consider this: A pastor’s employment, their deep personal faith, and personal family life are all wrapped up into one big interdependent situation. It can feel lonely at times. It’s hard to quantify if you’re doing well and making a ...