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Transitions, Part 2: Processing Information

April 2, 2013
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Processing Information: Which Is Best – To Trust or to Verify? How do your team members trust others and the information they receive? Chances are good that people on your team process information in different ways. As a team conducts ministry, it passes through four inescapable transitions – movements or changes that take the team…

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Transitions, Part 1: Constructive or Destructive?

March 26, 2013
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A Team’s Tone Can Be Constructive or Destructive! I know which kind of team I prefer. I’m sure you do, too. If you’ve worked or volunteered at any level in a church, ministry, or organization, you have experienced one, the other, or both firsthand. This is part 1 of a 5-part series where we will…

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Position Series, Part 2: God’s Assignments Have Worth

February 26, 2013
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God’s Assignments Have Worth This three-part series looks at what the Bible has to say about placing people on your team or joining a team yourself. In the previous article we saw in Ephesians 4:12, that God graciously provided an explanation for the roles on His “Most Needed” List: “for the equipping of the saints, for the…

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Position Series, Part 1: What Positions Are on God’s Most-Needed List?

February 18, 2013
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What Positions Are on God’s Most-Needed List? This three-part series looks at what the Bible has to say about placing people on your team or joining a team yourself. Three valid questions any organization or church should ask before hiring staff or inviting volunteers to serve are: Is this position really necessary? How does the…

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The Choice Leaders Make Every Day
Part 3 of 4

February 5, 2013
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Conflict: The Choice Leaders Make Every Day Each day, leaders have a choice: they can judge members of their team or they can value each member’s uniqueness. When a staff member regularly questions your approach, how do you respond? The choice you make determines whether your team lives or dies. Let’s check back in on…

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Leadership Lessons from a Symphony Conductor | Michael Hyatt

November 7, 2012
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A while back, Gail and I went to the Nashville Symphony with our daughter, Mary, and her husband, Chris. Mary had bought tickets for Gail’s birthday. It was a magnificent evening. Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/StudioThreeDots The experience invited some powerful leadership lessons. The orchestra was conducted by the renowned Hugh Wolff. He and the orchestra…

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The Mystery of Differences: Part 3 of 4
Understand Others

October 4, 2012
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God plants clues about others directly in our path. But understanding others requires intentionality. If you’re serious about solving the mystery of differences, you can collect those clues about others and study them. That’s what happened between Megan and Tim. Differences between Megan and Tim The staff meeting had not officially begun, but chatter filled…

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The Mystery Of Differences: Part 1 of 4
Uncovering The Facts

October 3, 2012
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Rodney King’s 1991 beating by law enforcement officers, caught on videotape, led to acquitted defendants and fatal riots in Los Angeles. As King cried out from his hospital room, “Why can’t we all just get along?” our desperate nation was paralyzed with fear, wondering whether difficult relationships are always doomed to failure. “People, I just…

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Leadership Course
Lesson 1: Different By Design

September 19, 2012
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Ministry Insights’ Online Leadership Course, hosted by Ministry Insights founder Rodney Cox and noted author Dr. John Trent, helps you understand the biblical basis about why people are so different from each other. You and your team members can discover your individual strengths and embrace them – leading to better teamwork, better communication, and stronger…

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Southern Cross Educational Enterprises

September 2, 2012
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Southern Cross Educational Enterprises promotes and facilitates biblical education in the South Pacific region. SCCE provides Accelerated Christian Education (ACE), a biblical, mastery learning programme for Kindergarten and Preschool  through year 12 (year 13 in some regions). Southern Cross offers school service visits and runs annual educators’ conferences and student conventions around the South Pacific…

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