Shaping Culture: Put in the Big Rocks — Rev. Scott Gress

rocksShaping the culture means putting in the big rocks first.

Big rocks? Yeah, you remember the illustration. How do you get all these rocks and pebbles and sand and water in the jar at one time? You put in the big rocks first. If you start with the pebbles or sand you won’t have the room for the big rocks. Put in the big rocks first! Or in other words, priorities, first things first, keep the main thing the main thing!

And the biggest rock is getting the gospel right.

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Scott Gress is called by Lutheran Counseling Services and partners with the FL-GA District of the Lutheran Church as an independent contractor. He specializes in Leadership Training, Consulting, Coaching and Coach Training. Contact Scott to continue the conversation or experience a free sample coaching session. 561-542-4472, or

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