Leadership: Exhausted? Maybe You’re Having To Adapt – Rather than Leading From Your Strengths

Leadership: Exhausted? Maybe You’re Having To Adapt – Rather than Leading From Your Strengths

Nancy Hoffman Explains How She Discovered How to Be Proactive in Using Her Strengths Nancy Hoffman was exhausted, but she did not know why. And there was no medical explanation. She had flourished over the years in her roles as a management consultant … a mom …  during her husband’s career change when he left […]

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

When Jeff Germo was called as lead pastor of Campbell River Baptist Church (Campbell River, British Columbia), the elder/deacon board gave him a mandate to develop leaders. “The discipleship system in the local church isn’t working,” says Jeff. Leadership skills grow out of spiritual formation and that everybody in God’s church is broken, including himself. […]

Pastor-Wife Team Use DBD for Marriage Retreat Breakthroughs with 28 Couples

Pastor-Wife Team Use DBD for Marriage Retreat Breakthroughs with 28 Couples

Al and Lori Elmore have been married for more than three decades and describe themselves as “happily incompatible.” Their enthusiasm for healthy relationships is evident in the marriage classes and retreats they’ve led over the years, which took an exciting turn when they were introduced to the Different By Design (DBD) curriculum. The Elmores first […]

Is Attending an Equipping Conference for You?

What if you and those around you were able to discover a way to thrive, rather than simply survive? That is the principle behind the Ministry Insights Equipping Conference. This powerful hands-on live event, unique to the growing strengths movement, has inspired hundreds of leaders to embrace differences and build strong teams, marriages, and families. […]

Different By Design Builds Marriages in All Life Stages

Three Ways Practitioners Use Curriculum to Equip Couples Healthy, mutually supportive marriages become that way intentionally. So say our certified practitioners, who use Different By Design marriage curriculum in all kinds of settings. Different By Design guides couples through the process of identifying their individual strengths, their spouse’s strengths, and how to blend strengths to […]