Nathan Westfall is a Software Engineer working in Upstate New York. He mainly works with .NET working on anything it supports including web, desktop, and mobile using Xamarin (his favorite). He loves to contribute to open source and loves setting up new projects than maintaining old ones.
Church related? He has been involved in church since he was born. His grandfather started a church which he attended for over 10 years until he joined City Church where he has been working with Michael Moore since 2013.
February 19th, 2019 | 34 mins 46 secs
business, church, communication, employee, leader, organization, staff, team, team building, tools
A team can't be a successful team without great communication. Communication between teams and employee will make or great an idea or even an organization. Amazing tools can help you get their, but nothing is better than having a team always looking for a way to communicate.
February 12th, 2019 | 40 mins 56 secs
abortion, armenians, calvinists, church, covenant, gender, organization, state, suicide
Abortion, gender roles, suicide. Where is the line between all these topics and the church? How do you prepare yourself for these tough question when they arise?
February 5th, 2019 | 29 mins 59 secs
business, church, envy, growing, growth, honestly, leader, leadership, organization, pride
No matter where you are or where you plan on going as a leader, there are 3 issues you will or have already faced whether you know it or not. Join Michael as he talks about what these issues are, what to look for when they come up, and how to deal with them head on.
January 22nd, 2019 | 32 mins 49 secs
business, church, climate, culture, lead, leading, organization, practical, spiritual, trends
Organization and in this case churches can have different climates. Some spiritual, some practical, but which one is the right way? Is there a right way? Join us as Michael dives into this topic.
January 15th, 2019 | 28 mins 12 secs
business, church, culture, evaluate, growth, indicators, key, kpi, metrics, organization, performance
Key Performance Indicators or otherwise known as KPIs. Why do I need them? Do I need them? What even are they? They are important to growing any business, church, or organization if used correctly. Learn how to make, maintain, and use KPIs as part of your culture.
January 8th, 2019 | 35 mins 13 secs
business, change, church, dashboard, measurements, metrics, new year, organization, perspective, planning, practical, statistics
Start of 2019 the right way. New year, new you, new change to do things right. Why not start with metrics? Metrics have a lot of controversy over whether they are good or bad, but take a listen of how they could help your church or organization.
December 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
business, church, goals, organization, podcast, preaching, review, sermon, talking, traveling, year
What a year 2018 has been. Since we are taking a few weeks off for the holidays, this episode is a little longer as we cover everything that happened this year and what is expected to come in 2019! You aren't going to want to miss this!
December 11th, 2018 | 33 mins 40 secs
approval, board, budget, business, church, finances, money, organization, plan, planning, saving, spending, year
Every church or organization needs a budget, but how do you build one? How to you know what should go where? Who should be involved? What if something changes during the year? Join us as we talk about planning, making, and carrying out a budget and how it can change as your church or organization changes.
December 4th, 2018 | 28 mins 20 secs
balance, business, church, healthy, leadership, leading, ministry, organization, steps
Most people want to be a healthy leader or think presume that they are, but what does this really mean? What does it look like to even be a healthy leader? It can be tough to keep this up and balance ministry and family? Join us this week as we dive into what being a healthy leader should look like and what even we struggle with.
November 27th, 2018 | 29 mins 47 secs
business, church, culture, goals, leader, leadership, organization, waypoints
Do you know what waypoints are? If you do, do you know how to apply this to leadership? Join us as Michael talks about how to define waypoints in leadership and how expectations should be handled.
November 20th, 2018 | 37 mins 24 secs
balance, business, church, friends, friendship, leadership, leading, organization
Leading is hard enough, but if you are leading alongside friends? Does that affect your relationship? Should it? How can you avoid it? What boundaries need to be set to make sure that work and friendship stay separate?
November 13th, 2018 | 29 mins 46 secs
church, fear, forward, grace, growth, leader, leadership, learning, organization, team, unknown
Leaders will always have to go down the path of the unknown. What happens when you go down this path? What if you are part of a team where your leader is in this spot? How do you approach it or even start?
November 6th, 2018 | 26 mins 26 secs
business, church, culture, guest, organization, people, retention, returning, support
Getting people through your doors is one thing, but how do you create a culture that keeps them coming back? How does your business or church do with the returning guest? How does your culture not only support growth but keeping that growth?
October 30th, 2018 | 27 mins 16 secs
ads, advertising, budget, business, church, marketing, media, organization, outreach, social, social media
Marketing no matter what you do can have many different approaches. How about social media? Do you budget out marketing on social media platforms? How much? Which ones? Where do you even start? Hear about our recent success with social media marketing and how you can benefit from it.
October 23rd, 2018 | 29 mins 26 secs
business, christmas, church, experience, organization, planning, production, service
It's not Christmas yet, but it is time to start planning your Christmas experience/service. What goes into this? What should it look like? How involved is it? Join us as we discuss what it is like planning and running a Christmas experience.
October 16th, 2018 | 47 mins 38 secs
business, church, elevation, leaders, leadership, leading, mack brock, music, organization, qna, team, worship
After not having an episode last week, we decided to give you a special insight to our recent night of worship with Mack Brock! You'll want to listen as Mack Brock does a QnA with local worship pastors in the Albany area.