The right place to start is at the end. I bet you thought I was going to say, “The right place to start is at the beginning.” But in planning a project it is important to think about and imagine what the project will be like when it is finished. In other words, what is the purpose of the project? How will your project change the way things are. What outcomes do you hope to achieve? How will you and others feel about the project or event you are planning?
I work with a lot of churches. One kind of project I’ve worked on frequently is planning an educational ministry. It’s not enough to say, “The purpose of