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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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Don Ankenbrandt

Are You Hearing from God? Take a Day of Solitude

December 11, 2018
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By Don Ankenbrandt* As a new believer, I was eager to grow and learn as much as I could. During that time, I attended a weekend retreat led by Dan DeHaan, who challenged me to spend one day a month in solitude with the Lord to learn to hear His voice. Soon after, I marched…

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Dale Sellers: how a pastor can overcome feelings of insecurity

Guest Post: How To Handle Seasons Of Insecurity As A Pastor

July 9, 2018
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By Dale Sellers A popular saying among those in ministry is that the majority of pastors in America resign every Monday. Or at least they seriously consider it! After serving in ministry for over thirty-five years, I can say that I completely understand why we feel this way. Pastoring a church is an incredibly difficult…

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Carey Nieuwhof

Staffing: Why Wait? Get Insight Now, Not Later

June 13, 2017
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How Carey Nieuwhof and the Connexus Team Used the Profiles to Break Attendance Barrier “The Leading From Your Strengths profile provides the kind of insight you have when you reflect on a situation and make sense of it,” says best-selling author and podcaster Carey Nieuwhof, founding pastor of Connexus Church (Barrie, Ontario). “You think, ‘Huh,…

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Guest Post: 5 Leadership Lessons From Running the Race

December 21, 2015
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At Ministry Insights, we work to equip Christ-followers and ministries to build stronger leaders. This excellent article from a well-respected leader points out five leadership lessons anyone can put into practice right away. We are honored to present it to you here. 5 Leadership Lessons From Running the Race By MARK HOLBROOK, Christian Leadership Alliance Posted April…

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A Map of Your Profile Report, Part 4: What Best Motivates and Leads You?

June 10, 2014
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What Motivates You? Fourth in a series that explains components of the Leading From Your Strengths profiles Leading From Your Strengths (LFYS) Profiles are personalized, detailed 20-page reports which accurately describe your individual habitual patterns of behavior, thought, emotion, and communication. They provide you with sophisticated, objective insights and action steps about your unique strengths…

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Misconceptions About Strengths, Part 4: Similarities

December 10, 2013
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Fourth in a series that addresses misconceptions about leading from our strengths God created you and those around you with unique strengths and has placed you together to be more together than you can be alone. But misconceptions can get in the way of learning to lead from your strengths. This series reveals common misconceptions…

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