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Growing Leaders
July 23, 2009 – 4:08 am | Comments Off

Leaders grow other leaders when they are focused on three things:

Growing themselves daily with the Lord through prayer and Bible study
Growing others through discipleship )one-on-one or one-on-few)
Growing the gifts of those around them by helping …

Loving Leaders
July 22, 2009 – 4:45 am | Comments Off

Leadership is often a solitary role. While leaders are often responsible for those they lead, they often go under appreciated. They spend long hours making sure things are taken care of, with little thanks in …

Lifting Leaders
July 21, 2009 – 4:36 am | Comments Off

When was the last time you helped out a leader? You have probably been there yourself. You were struggling to get a handle on your leadership. You felt like things never went your way. Perhaps …

Learning Leaders
July 20, 2009 – 4:56 am | Comments Off

We often criticize churches that fail to adapt to a changing world. There are books, seminars, and blogs about staying relevant as a church in your community.
So, why do we allow ourselves to get stuck …

The Potential to Proceed
July 9, 2009 – 5:25 am | Comments Off

I know someone that always talks about dreams that want to achieve. The problem is that they never pray, plan, and proceed. They often just sit in “analysis paralysis”, never taking their dreams to prayer. …

The Potential To Plan
July 8, 2009 – 5:19 am | Comments Off

Do you plan, then pray? Or, do you pray then plan? The order in which you do these things make a huge difference to your potential.
The person that plans, then prays is saying that …

The Potential To Pray
July 7, 2009 – 5:13 am | Comments Off

Prayer is essential for the Christian life. An examined prayer life can tell us how much we truly value our Lord.
Prayer keeps us focused on God, not ourselves.
Prayer focuses us on solving other people’s …

The Potential To Bring Change
July 6, 2009 – 5:08 am | Comments Off

We all have the potential to bring change, good or bad. We have a decision to make every day, every week, every month, and every year – “Am I ready to bring positive change today?”
I’ll …

The Big Picture: And/Or
July 2, 2009 – 10:17 am | Comments Off

Is your team an AND team or an OR team? An AND team does everything. An OR team makes those tough decisions about what to do. Here are some examples:
Example #1: Does your team: record …

The Big Picture: Find Your Edge
July 1, 2009 – 5:13 am | Comments Off

Does your vision and purpose seem “middle of the road”, or does it take you to the far edges? Taking your vision and purpose to the edges means finding the extremes of things you want …