Growth often starts with subtraction.

When a leader sets a fresh direction/strategy for an organization or enlarges the building to accommodate growth, it’s almost always accompanied by a few people leaving. It throws some leaders into a panic: “How can anyone not be excited about the direction we’re heading toward? How can they deny the energy/momentum we’re experiencing? Why don’t they see what I see?” From the human perspective, it often doesn’t make sense. But from the divine vantage point, it makes perfect sense. Growth by subtraction.

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By: John Opalewski
John has served as an associate, campus, and lead pastor, and has held multiple leadership roles in the business world. John’s experience as a leader in both the church and business arenas has made him a sought-after international speaker, consultant, and mentor. John, and his wife Laura, founded Converge Coaching in 2013.