Tag Archives: leadership

Being There


Working together in ministry isn’t just about working, even if you’re the leader. It’s even more about the “together” part. Ministry of any kind ultimately isn’t about the task—it’s about the people God puts in our path while we’re doing … Continue reading

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I Object!


How do you usually respond when someone throws criticism your way? Let it bounce off you? Send it someone else’s way? Duck and avoid it? Catch it and hang onto it? Slam it back at the person who threw it … Continue reading

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Leading the Change


Last Monday, we looked at the importance of communicating well, even when it’s difficult or uncomfortable. Today, we come to the place where we need to communicate. When God calls us to take the lead, it means we’re leading people … Continue reading

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Making What You Know… Known


Read the sentence below, repeatedly.  In fact, each time, emphasize a different word in the sentence  until you’ve tried all six versions. Ready? Go: “I didn’t say you were ugly.” What different meanings did you get out of this one … Continue reading

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Getting Healthy Together


Last week we explored how we’re all members of the body of Christ, and that we all have our parts to play within it. Let’s take one more look at that idea before moving forward today. Think about a time … Continue reading

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How to Lead Without Being the Boss


We know a gifted leader when we see one. We recognize that God has given that person certain abilities or character traits that make him or her the obvious (or at least easiest) choice to lead others. What we may … Continue reading

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Locating the Body


One tricky thing about leadership is… well, somebody has to be the leader. At the same time, you’re still a member of the team you’re leading. You don’t get to completely separate the two. And it can be difficult to … Continue reading

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