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Strengthening Pastoral Integrity: A Conversation with Dr. David Fletcher of

January 19, 2024
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By Rodney Cox I recently had the privilege of speaking with Dr. David “Fletch” Fletcher, founder of, about the vital yet often overlooked topic of strengthening integrity in church leadership. With over 35 years serving in various pastoral roles, Fletch has seen both the best and worst of church leadership. This wealth of experience…

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Certified practitioner Mary Morgan led her team on a successful retreat using the LFYS process

Preparation with the Profiles Leads to Staff Retreat Success

June 13, 2018
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Mary Morgan saw the Ministry Insights Equipping Conference email invitation and thought, This is so affordable – I could become certified and develop skills to help our team. The timing was just right. Mary, who at the time was executive pastor at Good News Church (Sioux Falls, SD), had become acquainted with Leading From Your…

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Scott Mawdesley

Leader Uses Profiles to Onboard New Team Members

April 7, 2016
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“I have a confession,” says Scott Mawdesley, then a campus pastor with 12Stone Church in Georgia. “I use the Leading From Your Strengths profiles differently from other leaders.” Scott hit on a powerful facet of the profiles: their versatility. It was during a break from ministry when working in the consulting world that Scott got…

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Churches: Profiles Are a Catalyst for Healing in a Local Church

October 19, 2015
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“It was a horrible time,” says Tobi S.,* a staff member at Northeast Community Church* in a northeastern state. The lead pastor had been let go for a moral failure. People were heartsick and began to doubt their faith. Each week, more members left the church and giving was down. The staff was wounded by…

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