leadership

THE MAKING OF A MISSIONARY CHURCH

George Forbes 2010(March 6, 2017) Missionary statesman George Forbes shares from experience on a successful mission’s strategy…

Missionary churches do not just happen!

They are born of a vision, founded by a pastor who has heard from God and grow to become a missionary church over a good period of time. They do not simply or suddenly appear. They are the outcome of multiple factors in the plan and purposes of God for the extension of his kingdom. (more…)

THEBUZZ

GLEANINGS (October 13, 2106):

  • PENNSYLVANIA – The cross… dangerous to so many
  • MORDIALLOC, Victoria – More Trinity Products
  • UGANDA Holocaust miracle
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PENNSYLVANIA
Is the cross dangerous?

HopeAuthor Hope Flinchbaugh asks a challenging question…

Well… is the cross of Christ dangerous?

Vladimir Lenin thought so
In November 1917, when he seized power in Russia, Lenin’s soldiers climbed steeples and pinnacles of churches and tore down the cross and replaced it with the red star of the new soviet state. Clergy were denounced as enemies of Russia and summarily executed. (more…)

LEADERSHIP GLEANINGS

KEY: Leadership isn’t about causing people to feel comfortable, it’s about taking them into their God-designed destiny.
FEATURES:
• Tim Jack’s God’s Field Needing Wise Leaders
• Dr Murray Capill’s Winsome Preaching
• Dr Ed Delph’s Four Strategic Questions That Leaders Need to Answer…Now!
• Dick Hardy’s Does Your Church Board Follow the 18 Rules of Engagement?
• Brian Nixon’s Mind Matters: Atheism and Agnosticism
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LEADERSHIP

INFLUENCE – THE PRIORITY OF TOUCHING OTHERS
Wayne Swift


Wayne Swift challenges:

In his book, Drucker and Me, Bob Buford writes about the relationship and influence Australian born ‘father of modern management’ Peter Drucker had on his life, business and ministry.

As Peter Drucker was nearing death, his wife Doris’ simple words -‘This time he’s not coming back’ – carried with them the enormousness of the person who was about to be lost to all. (more…)

LEADERSHIP

RECOVERY FOR CHURCH LEADERS
Dick Hardy

Dick Hardy, pastoral leadership consultant, writes:
One of the major personal issues for leaders and people in churches is that of pornography. Many church leaders have fallen as a result of pornography addictive behaviour. These same leaders feel isolated and privately cry out for help. (more…)

LEADERSHIP

Dick Hardy

 

TEN THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN INTERVIEWING A POTENTIAL EMPLOYEE

Dick Hardy, Pastoral Leadership Consultant emails:

Have you ever said to yourself after you hire someone, ‘Wow! I should have asked that question. How did I miss that one?’

Let me give you a few thoughts to ponder when interviewing a potential staff member. This should not be construed as an exhaustive list but should give you food for thought as you go below the waterline in learning all you can about people who desire to serve under your leadership. (Be sure to check with your legal counsel before digging on some of these subjects).

Interviewing
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LEADERSHIP

DEALING WITH CRITICS WHO ARE ABSOLUTELY CLUELESS

Dick HardyDick Hardy, Pastoral Leadership Consultant emails:

We’re getting so many positive reviews about the free video series we put out last week, I thought I’d give them all to you on one page (with no opt-in required).

You get all four leadership barriers and solutions videos here: http://www.thehardygroup.org

In these videos, we shared about the seven primary barriers we’ve identified that can hinder a leader’s effectiveness: (more…)

LEADERSHIP

INTENTIONAL DISTRACTION-FREE ENVIRONMENT SERVICES
Karen Hewitt

 

Karen Hewitt writes…
We have all heard it said that our message never changes but the way we deliver it should because our society changes.

For our churches to reach a world of lost people we must be intentional about how we run our services. So often we hear something and think ‘I should examine that’ and never do. This is a friendly reminder. (more…)