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team decisions

How to Make Better Team Decisions

Team Decisions are often better decisions than individual decisions. Building and leading a cohesive leadership team is an essential part of leading a healthy organization. Depending on context this may be a board, a staff team, an executive team, or

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Fourteen Things to Consider BEFORE Church Planting

Are you considering Church Planting? Here are Fourteen things to consider BEFORE church planting. 1. Are You Character Qualified? The character qualifications for a pastor are clear in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. Don’t create a future trainwreck if

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Great Leaders Absorb Weak Leaders Defend

Great Leaders Absorb – Weak Leaders Defend

Recently I heard Andy Stanley say, Great leaders absorb. Mediocre leaders defend. Learning this simple leadership principle will yield stunning results for any leader that commits to it. Absorbing criticism without being defensive seldom comes naturally for a leader. But

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Elders in a church plant, How to get it right

Elders in a Church Plant – How To Get it Right

One of the biggest mistakes I see church planters make is putting elders in place too soon. Nothing blows up church plants as quickly as leadership conflicts. Attempting to get to a plurality of elders quickly is a train-wreck in

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Why You Should Stop Answering Your Critics

Over the past ten years, I have learned a powerful life-changing leadership lesson. Here it is: Often, a person just needs to be heard. When a person comes to you and tells you that you are wrong, shares his point

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