Topics in Christian Ministry: Church Administration & Organization
Azusa Pacific University
Dr. Dick Pritchard
February 13, 2003
I. Types of Statements
A. Purpose/Mission Statement - describe who "we" are
1. Starbucks - on every corner
2. Coca-Cola - at arm's reach
3. Emmanuel Community Church - His Word, Our Walk
B. Vision Statement - how "who we are" gets done
1. Emmanuel Community Church's "5 W's"
C. Timeline Plan
II. Usually, we are perfectly designed to get the results we are getting - if we are not getting the results we wants, it probably is because it is designed that way
III. Focus - "if a dog is put with 30 bull frogs he'll probably not catch any, but if he is put with 5 bull frogs, you have 5 dead bull frogs"