When Is The Right Time For Visioning?

When Is The Right Time For Visioning?

What is Visioning, or strategic planning, anyway? Visioning is a process that leads to a clear and documented statement of direction for your congregation or nonprofit. Visioning takes a deep dive into discovering: Who are we? Who do we serve? What do we stand for?...
2022 . . . the Known Unknown

2022 . . . the Known Unknown

Just when we were looking forward to 2022 being better, omicron came along! We know more and have more resources than we did when the ball dropped on 2021, but the unknowns continue, as well. We dare not let our guard down…we need to continue to be resilient! Here at...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

One of the real joys of the Holiday Season Is the opportunity to say Thank You and to wish you a very Merry Christmas and the happiest New Year!   From All Of Us At The James Company Team
So, what is a “Narrative Budget?”

So, what is a “Narrative Budget?”

You may have heard other Pastors or Lay Leaders (or Stewardship folks) talk about the use of a Narrative Budget for their Annual Meetings. If it is new to you, it may sound complicated and a lot of work, or that it is a difficult process. The good news is that none of...