Archives for October 29, 2011

Should Christian organizations adopt the business model?

This has been one of my pet peeves for a very long time.  I've worked in or with many Christian organizations over the past thirty to forty years.  One thing I've noticed is a largely unnoticed tendency for Christian organizations such as churches, denominations, colleges and universities, etc., to adopt their organizational structures and behaviors from the business world.Let me offer a few examples.  The provost of a Christian college where I once taught insisted on referring to our st … [Read more...]