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A Tale of Two Leaders

A Tale of Two Leaders

April 18, 2017
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Darrel wasn’t new to ministry. He’d been a part of two other church teams before taking on his new role as executive pastor at a growing suburban church. But what was new to him was the emotional pressure he felt after just one year on the job – particularly the tension he experienced interacting with…

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Dr. Roger Yancey

The Profiles: Efficient, Reliable – and Good

March 16, 2017
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Dr. Roger Yancey Regularly Uses LFYS With Churches, Leaders, and Teams If a tool is easy to use and gets powerful results – and is a great value– well, why wouldn’t you use it? Such is Dr. Roger Yancey’s take on the Leading From Your Strengths profiles. As Executive Director of Tyron Evergreen Baptist Association…

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5 Dangerous Myths About Money

February 9, 2017
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“I wish I had read your book, Love & Money, in the 70’s and early 80’s (of course, well before it was published),” says writer Stephen Griffith. “In particular, if only I’d known “The Five Dangers of Riches” you describe in the book, I may have avoided some problems or at least remembered the truth…

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Dr. Gerry Lewis

Coaching: Don’t Try to Be “the Guy Who Does Everything”

January 18, 2017
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Dr. Gerry Lewis Coaches Leaders to Optimize Strengths on Their Teams “Most pastors and leaders of small churches try to be ‘the guy,’’ says Dr. Gerry Lewis, Executive Director of Harvest Baptist Association in Decatur, TX. “You know, ‘the guy’ who tries to do everything.” It’s a recipe for burnout that Gerry has seen more…

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Quick Insight: This Is NOT As Good As It Gets

December 12, 2016
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. Dave and Joan sat on opposite sides of the dining room table, their checkbook in the middle. “That is not what I think we should do,” said Joan, pointing to the checkbook. Dave shook his head. “I just don’t understand you.” Like…

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Love your neighbor. It's that simple!

Quick Insight: Love God. Love Your Neighbor. Is It Really That Simple?

November 16, 2016
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. As Janelle reached up to close her garage door, a movement caught her eye. She noticed Mr. Wentworth, her neighbor across the street, struggling to carry two bags of groceries into his small house.microsoft compatibility telemetry high disk Janelle paused.  During the…

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Daniel Willis

Successful Team Transition Prompts Leader to Use Profiles Worldwide

October 31, 2016
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Australian clergyman and ministry leader Daniel Willis had been filling in short-term as senior pastor for a transitioning church in Sydney, Australia when a colleague introduced him to the Leading From Your Strengths profile assessment. The timing was providential. Daniel had become familiar with the church and had grown concerned about the transition it would…

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Roger Orman leads teams to adapt

Teams: You Can Maximize How You Adapt

September 15, 2016
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Mistaken Identity Leads Ministry Director to LFYS Profile “I discovered Leading From Your Strengths by accident,” confesses Roger Orman, a director with the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board. “It was a case of mistaken identity.” For years, Roger had used Gallup StrengthsFinder in his work as a pastor and later as Associate Director of the South…

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Mona McDonald

“God Connection” Leads New Adult Ministry to the 210 Project

August 15, 2016
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Mona McDonald had been involved with Arizona Baptist Children’s Services and Family Ministries (ABCS) for more than a decade when she recently felt God’s call to focus on the state’s aging adult population. “Arizona baby boomers are turning 65 at an unprecedented rate,” says Mona. That exploding demographic has unique needs, she noted. And they…

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Frank Maycock

Coaching: “Just Ask Questions”

July 12, 2016
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Profiles Make It Easy to Coach All Kinds of Clients “One thing I love about coaching,” says certified personal coach and former pastor Frank Maycock, “Is that I just ask questions.” lucky patcher for android Frank’s unique approach at his coaching and consulting firm Kinetos has had a significant impact on executives, entrepreneurs, and teams whether…

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