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Profiles at Seminary: “I Wish I’d Started Using Them Sooner”

February 7, 2020
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DMin Candidates Grow in Self-Awareness to Lead From Their Strengths Dr. Tate Cockrell was serving at a local church when he first became aware of the Leading From Your Strengths profile. He completed his individual assessment during a staff development retreat. “When I saw my very own report, I was blown away by its accuracy,”…

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Dale Sellers

Guest Post: Yes, You CAN Cast Vision Effectively

February 21, 2018
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3 Roadblocks That Leaders Can Overcome By Dale Sellers* I knew the day was coming—I’d been sensing it for some time. Our church had been cruising along for years, experiencing steady growth and a vibrant community anchored around a strong vision. New people checked us out every week. We saw people committing their lives to…

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Dale Sellers

Guest Post: The Truth About Culture and Strategy

September 13, 2017
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Why Ministries Need to Rethink a Common Mantra  By Dale Sellers There is a popular phrase often attributed to iconic management consultant Peter Drucker (1909-2005) that says, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” After careful research, I discovered that there is actually no evidence that Drucker ever made this statement. In fact, there is no evidence…

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Guest Post: Get Better at Hiring

April 18, 2016
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At Ministry Insights, we work to equip Christ-followers and ministries to build stronger leaders. This article offers great tips in successful staffing. Get Better at Hiring: Learn From These Common Mistakes By Jeff Gilmer The biggest church staffing mistake you can make is hiring the wrong person. iphone showbox lucky patcher for laptop Not only does…

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Pastor Uses Profiles to Help Leaders Transition – Including Himself

March 16, 2016
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Friends in the SC Baptist State Convention introduced Dale Roach to the Leading From Your Strengths profile soon after he took on the role Director of Missions for the Moriah Baptist Association (Lancaster, SC). “I showed the profile results to my wife and watched her smile,” says Dale. “All she could say was, ‘This is…

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Guest Post: Staffing – Why Church Hires Go Wrong

February 29, 2016
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At Ministry Insights, we work to equip Christ-followers and ministries to build stronger leaders. This is the first of two excellent articles from our good friend and Ministry Insights practitioner Paul Alexander that gives you great steps to take in successful staffing. Why Church Hires Go Wrong BY PAUL ALEXANDER, Posted March 26, 2012 Spiritual…

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Guest Post: 4 Questions to Ask About Your Church Communications

October 20, 2015
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As we at Ministry Insights work to equip Christ-followers and ministries to build stronger relationships, we regularly emphasize healthy communications based on strengths. This excellent article points out four elements to consider in healthy communications in our churches. It’s Not What I’m Saying – It’s What You’re Hearing By THE UNSTUCK GROUP Thursday, October 15, 2015 A few months ago,…

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LifeWay Consultant Finds Profile’s Impact Is Like a “Divine Revelation”

August 5, 2015
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Doug Akers Uses Profiles in Church Consulting “LifeWay deals directly with over 40,000 churches,” says Doug Akers, speaking of the Nashville-TN-based leading provider of Bibles, curriculum, books, audio/visual and Christian resources. That’s a lot of churches. Doug serves as Lifeway’s lead church consultant, helping to equip teams across the U.S. to maximize their ministry. Leading…

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