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Introducing The Prioritized Life Assessment

December 16, 2019
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Pastor-Turned-Administrator Helps Leaders Battle Isolation, Build Community

September 17, 2019
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Pastor to Pastors Uses LFYS Profiles to Connect, Affirm, Resource, and Encourage Leaders During the nineteen years that Ron Martin pastored local churches, he observed increasing isolation among ministers and people in general. He saw pastors and colleagues push through the vocation’s season-after-season pressures with little accountability, lack of affirmation, and even absence of support.…

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Brandon Schaefer and Five Capitals launch Prioritized Life Assessment

Leadership: New Tool Avoids the Guesswork for Leaders in Setting Priorities

February 8, 2019
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Brandon Schaefer enjoyed success during his working years in the corporate world, yet he struggled to understand how to apply biblical principles to his professional priorities. “As leaders and individuals, we know our weaknesses,” he says. “But we sabotage ourselves – either we are way too hard on ourselves or not hard enough.” Rather than…

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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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A Tale of Two Leaders

A Tale of Two Leaders

April 18, 2017
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Darrel wasn’t new to ministry. He’d been a part of two other church teams before taking on his new role as executive pastor at a growing suburban church. But what was new to him was the emotional pressure he felt after just one year on the job – particularly the tension he experienced interacting with…

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Dr. Roger Yancey

The Profiles: Efficient, Reliable – and Good

March 16, 2017
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Dr. Roger Yancey Regularly Uses LFYS With Churches, Leaders, and Teams If a tool is easy to use and gets powerful results – and is a great value– well, why wouldn’t you use it? Such is Dr. Roger Yancey’s take on the Leading From Your Strengths profiles. As Executive Director of Tyron Evergreen Baptist Association…

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Dr. Gerry Lewis

Coaching: Don’t Try to Be “the Guy Who Does Everything”

January 18, 2017
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Dr. Gerry Lewis Coaches Leaders to Optimize Strengths on Their Teams “Most pastors and leaders of small churches try to be ‘the guy,’’ says Dr. Gerry Lewis, Executive Director of Harvest Baptist Association in Decatur, TX. “You know, ‘the guy’ who tries to do everything.” It’s a recipe for burnout that Gerry has seen more…

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Frank Maycock

Coaching: “Just Ask Questions”

July 12, 2016
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Profiles Make It Easy to Coach All Kinds of Clients “One thing I love about coaching,” says certified personal coach and former pastor Frank Maycock, “Is that I just ask questions.” lucky patcher for android Frank’s unique approach at his coaching and consulting firm Kinetos has had a significant impact on executives, entrepreneurs, and teams whether…

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Jeff Gilmer gives 6 hiring tips

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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