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Avoiding the Gospel of Self Reliance

“The gospel of self-reliance is always bad news because it always leads to more anxiety.” – Steve Cuss by Leadership Network: Does anxiety get in the way of your ability to be an effective leader? Is your inability to notice when you and those around you are anxious keeping you […]

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7 Practical Tips to Help You Stop Working 7 Days a Week

by Carey Nieuwhof: So you’re busy. Welcome to the club. For too many of us, busy now means working 7 days a week. One leader approached me a while back and said the one thing he knew would change everything for him was to stop working 7 days a week. […]

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5 Challenges With Being a Local Pastor (or Leader) in the Age of Social Media

by Carey Nieuwhof: Social media is changing you and me in more profound ways than any of us imagine. Like a growing number of people, I’m increasingly concerned with how addictive tech has become, and am leaning in on the arguments that some like Roger McNamee (who has a fascinating conversation […]

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Digital Leadership Podcast: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Burnout!

Digital Leadership Podcast: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Burnout! .et_post_meta_wrapper Thanks for Listening! Read the Article Version Below [Adapted from the Transcript] What is it that’s drowning us, as leaders? What is it that’s taking leaders out of the picture when we desperately need good leaders? Last time I talked about […]

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7 Early Warning Signs Your Heart Is Growing Hard in Leadership

by Carey Nieuwhof: If you’re like me, the longer you serve in leadership, the more intentional you have to become at keeping your heart open and fully alive. Hardness of heart is a condition that people on the wrong side of God and people develop. Biblically, Pharaoh suffered from it. Israel did on occasion. […]

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Weekly Update: What Do We Mean by “Disciple,” “Disciple Making,” and “Discipleship”?

by Bobby Harrington: Words matter. Definitions matter, especially with regard to words and concepts we find in Scripture. A particular word may carry different definitions and meanings, depending on one’s perspective, and this is true for discipleship language. That means we can use the same language about discipleship as someone […]

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How To Stack Your Leadership Pipeline With The Best Volunteers and Team Members

 by Carey Nieuwhof: Wherever I talk to leaders, they tell me one of the their top challenges is finding enough people for their teams, particularly volunteers. Then—usually within minutes—they tell me an even bigger challenge is to find the right people—people who can lead, inspire, mobilize and accomplish things, and that they […]

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Get a Discipleship Mindset Each Day with 5 Questions

by Jim Putman: If you feel like you are not qualified to be a disciple or a disciple-maker, welcome to the majority – good disciple-makers don’t start out ready – we become ready as we start out. In my post Six Habits Of An Effective Disciple Maker I talk about the importance […]

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WRITE IT DOWN

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: When I’m coaching church planters, I like them to write the mission statement down on paper when they’re all hot and bothered about the condition of the church, the perishing of the lost, or their personal frustrations in leadership. Best to […]

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5 Things You Should Never Say During Announcements at Your Church

Announcements at your church don’t have to stink. This time in your service doesn’t need to feel like a miscellaneous catch-all for things that don’t fit elsewhere in the service flow! When done well, announcements can be the part of the service that moves people to action. Every weekend you […]