2022 Equipping Conference - October 11th and 12th

Articles & Resources

Roger Orman leads teams to adapt

Teams: You Can Maximize How You Adapt

September 15, 2016
Posted in

Mistaken Identity Leads Ministry Director to LFYS Profile “I discovered Leading From Your Strengths by accident,” confesses Roger Orman, a director with the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board. “It was a case of mistaken identity.” For years, Roger had used Gallup StrengthsFinder in his work as a pastor and later as Associate Director of the South…

Read More

Church Staffing: Marry Rachel, End Up With Leah?

January 11, 2016
Posted in ,

Donald Hintze Uses Profiles to Connect the Right Leader to a Church Staff “You don’t want to think you’re marrying Rachel and end up with Leah,” says Donald Hintze, Executive Director of The Gulf Coast Baptist Association, referring to missteps taken by church search committees when they hire new staff. In coaching and leading an…

Read More

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

August 5, 2015
Posted in

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…

Read More

Insight: Flip the Switch. Use Your Adapted Strengths to Resolve Conflict

August 3, 2015
Posted in

Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. No matter what your natural strengths, they remain stable over time. Yet your environment changes regularly. Periodically you must adapt to your environment. In doing so, you exercise your “adapted strengths.” In a conflict, God may call you to flip the switch from…

Read More

Exercise: What Value Do You Bring to Your Team?

May 4, 2015
Posted in

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)…

Read More

Exercise: My Strengths, Your Strengths, Our Strengths

April 26, 2015
Posted in

Lead Your Team Through the Profile, Part 3: Process Your Team Members’ Strengths This exercise is part of a series to use as you guide your team through understanding their profile reports. For You To Think About Each person has natural strengths. Natural strengths are an individual’s unique ways of going about the tasks of…

Read More

Insight: Strengths Given Are In the Image of God

March 3, 2015
Posted in

Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. Like Father, Like Child: Strengths Are In the Image of God “She has her grandfather’s nose.” “His hair is the same color as his mother’s.” “Height runs in her family. No wonder she is so tall.” With just a glance in the…

Read More