2022 Equipping Conference - October 11th and 12th

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We’ve Simplified Your Ministry Insights Experience

December 16, 2019
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Let’s start with no more passcodes to keep up with. The Ministry Insights website now serves as the hub for administering and completing all assessments and content. You’ll notice the biggest change is how you purchase and assign assessments. When you purchase assessments you are now banking “usages” based on the assessment you purchased. Think…

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Certified practitioner Mary Morgan led her team on a successful retreat using the LFYS process

Preparation with the Profiles Leads to Staff Retreat Success

June 13, 2018
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Mary Morgan saw the Ministry Insights Equipping Conference email invitation and thought, This is so affordable – I could become certified and develop skills to help our team. The timing was just right. Mary, the executive pastor at Good News Church (Sioux Falls, SD), had become acquainted with Leading From Your Strengths a few years…

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Counselor Invests in Marriages and Teams Using Profiles

July 31, 2014
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During the 40+ years as a lead pastor, Jimmy McLeod discovered his special abilities in counseling individuals and conducting support groups, later honing those skills by becoming a board certified pastoral counselor. Today, Jimmy counsels individuals, couples, and families full-time at Becomer Counseling Services, and also consults with churches, community groups, and service organizations. The…

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FAQs: Tight Patterns and Neutral Graphs

July 22, 2014
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What Do They Mean? Your Leading From Your Strengths profile report (or your Marriage Insights profile report) includes two personalized charts: your Natural Strengths Chart and your Strengths Movement Chart. These charts are a visual representation of the data compiled from your questionnaire. The charts reveal your strengths in four areas: problem solving, processing information,…

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Ways a Certified Practitioner Can Help You, Part 5

April 1, 2014
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Now What? 3 Ways To Put Your Profile Data Into Practice Fifth in a series explaining how Certified Practitioners help you process profiles After you receive your Leading From Your Strengths profile assessment and review it with a certified practitioner, you discover your dominant strengths, particularly how you are most likely to respond in typical…

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Transitions: Canadian Leader Helps Midlifers, Teams Transition Well

March 28, 2014
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Dr. Dan Reinhardt and CREST Leadership use profiles to guide midlife leaders After eighteen years of pastoral leadership, Dr. Dan Reinhardt took a sabbatical to pursue a doctorate in ministry leadership. As he conducted his thesis research he discovered the absence of leadership training material for mid-life leaders. CREST Leadership is an outgrowth of Dan’s…

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Ways a Certified Practitioner Can Help You, Part 4

March 25, 2014
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Get the Most Out of Your Profile Data Fourth in a series explaining how Certified Practitioners help you process profiles After you complete a Leading From Your Strengths profile assessment, you receive a 20-page personalized profile report. Its length alone provides a considerable amount of useful information. You will gain some initial insight simply by…

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Ways a Certified Practitioner Can Help You, Part 3

March 17, 2014
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Four Ways You Are Unique Third in a series explaining how Certified Practitioners help you process profiles Your Leading From Your Strengths Profiles presents four areas of strengths in which you are unique: solving problems, processing information, managing change, and facing risk. Each person operates within these four areas each day. They are inescapable. A…

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Ways a Certified Practitioner Can Help You, Part 2

March 10, 2014
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Are You Independent or Interdependent? A Practitioner Helps You Know Second in a series explaining how Certified Practitioners help you process profiles Leading From Your Strengths Profiles empower you to discover and use your God-given strengths and be stronger for it. Because the profile questionnaire can be completed and delivered in 10 minutes or less,…

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Versatility: Pastor, Educator Uses Profiles Across Ministry Areas

February 19, 2014
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When the Leading From Your Strengths profile was released in 2001, a friend presented Dr. Greg Hibbins with a complimentary copy. Greg completed the assessment – and the personal impact was profound. “The profile data helped me to understand who I am in Christ even after being in ministry so many years,” says Greg. “I…

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