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April 8, 2020

Causal Loop Diagram (Part 4) – Whiteboard Wednesday Season 10: Episode 4


This is part 4 in a 5-part series on Systems Thinking.

Today, John Messer makes the case that ministry burnout is real (and all too common)… yet absolutely avoidable.  John introduces a tool called the Causal Loop Diagram that helps explain and illustrate both the problem and the solution.

Watch the video to learn more!

This series comes courtesy of John Messer, who recently completed a doctorate degree in Systems Theory with a specific emphasis on application to churches.

John also recently completed a book titled Burnout or Breakout: Systems Thinking for Stifled Leaders and Stuck Churches, which will be published and released soon.

  • Breaking Church Addictions

    Believe it or not, church addictions are fairly common. They are probably more common than we would like to admit. GO HERE.

  • Burnout or Breakout

    How can church leaders be effective without sacrificing their marriage, their family, or their health in the process? How can good leaders get stuck churches unstuck without becoming another casualty? GO HERE.

  • Faith Based

    A Biblical, Practical Guide to Strategic Planning in the Church . GO HERE.