2022 Equipping Conference - October 11th and 12th

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Exercise: What Value Do You Bring to Your Team?

May 4, 2015
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Lead Your Team through the Profile, Part 4: Value to the Team This exercise is part of a series to use as you guide your team through understanding their profile reports. For You To Think About In what way does each member bring value to your team? Your team members fulfill two different functions: (1)…

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Strengths versus Gifts: Understanding the Difference

May 12, 2014
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“What’s the difference between my natural strengths and my spiritual gifts – or are they the same?” It’s a question we get often. The quick answer? Natural strengths and spiritual gifts are not the same. A more complete explanation: compare the two in scripture to understand how God defines each one. Strengths versus Gifts: A…

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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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Devotional: Christmas Gift Aftermath

December 24, 2013
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Christmas Gift Aftermath: Return It, Ignore It, or Use It? A devotional about using your strengths The magi gave gifts to Jesus on the first Christmas.  That simple act launched a beautiful tradition. We exchange presents with family and friends at Christmastime. We also receive the greatest gift of all given by God in the…

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Parenting From Your Strengths, Part 1

October 8, 2013
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How a GPS Can Help You Be A Better Parent First in a four-part series on parenting from your strengths Rob’s face was red and Kate’s hands shook as they turned away from each other in frustration. When it came to parenting their two children, it seemed as if the couple was completely out of…

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Devotional: Can You Rewire Your Brain’s Default Setting?

September 24, 2013
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Valuing Strengths: Can You Rewire Your Brain’s Default Setting? When Dave walked into the office on the first day of his new job, the first person he saw was Nicole. And he didn’t like what he saw. Nicole’s hands fluttered over a messy desk as she spoke on a cell phone, simultaneously checking email and…

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Your Place In God’s Story, Part 2

June 11, 2013
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Why Am I Here? Second in a 4-part series about finding and living out your life’s purpose The next time you’re waiting in line at the grocery store, take a look at the people around you. Three out of the four of them yearn for their life to have significance, says pollster George Barna. His…

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Your Place In God’s Story, Part 1

June 4, 2013
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Is This As Good As It Gets? First in a 4-part series about finding and living out your life’s purpose People hunger for their lives to have meaning … and we believe we can make a difference. 97% of Americans who are self-identified as religiously active believe they have the ability to impact their community…

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Devotional: How to Avoid “The Unimportance Trap”

March 12, 2013
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How To Avoid “The Unimportance Trap” Charlie underwent cardiac surgery to correct a problem in his heart, but in the process, his vocal cords were paralyzed. While the procedure fixed Charlie’s cardiac issue, the vocal cord nerve damage did not resolve. The cords could not move and Charlie was unable to breathe on his own.…

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