Episode 514: Firing Someone You Don’t Want to Fire

In Episode 514 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss when you have to make the difficult decision to fire someone based on budget, not on performance.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How to look at budget from a ministry perspective
  • What creative ways you need to consider when making your budget work

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “During this time, your staffing budget can greatly exceed your ministry budget.” – @toddadkins
  • “To remain solvent, as we move into the final phase of this year and consider looking at next year, you have to consider what ministries have stopped and aren’t coming back.” – @toddadkins
  • “The mission doesn’t change, but the men and the methods might.” – @toddadkins
  • “Yes, we should be as loyal as we can be, but at the same time as a steward of what God has given us, we have to make wise decisions.” – @toddadkins
  • “It’s easy for me to replace someone who just does stuff, it is not easy for me to replace people who develop people and develop ministry.” – @toddadkins
  • “Most churches will get 30-40% of their giving in the month of December, but December is not here yet and we do not know what that will look like.” – @toddadkins
  • “It’s the people on your team that are the multipliers of the ministry.” – @danielsangi
  • “When you cut people, you also have to cut ministry.” – @toddadkins

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Published August 3, 2020

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