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Quick Insight: Too Busy? Just Pause and Take a Look

December 7, 2017
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. As Mrs. Lightner waited in the busy checkout line, her eyes rested on a young family. They were her neighbors! She noticed young Mikayla pulling hard on her mother’s jacket. Meanwhile, Mikayla’s baby sister began to cry in her mother’s arms. Dozens…

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How to Find Your Fit: 3 Clues to Your Calling

November 9, 2017
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Guest Post By Gabe Kolstad One key skill separates effective leaders from ineffective ones: the ability to find their fit. According to the American Institute of Stress, “job-fit” is a leading factor in workplace satisfaction and performance. So it stands to reason that your leadership impact can multiply by making sure you’re doing the things…

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Family: Martha Gets a Bad Rap

October 16, 2017
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Guest Post by Pam Taylor One reason we experience stress in our family and in relationships is our differences. God created each of us with different personality types and different spiritual gifts. We subconsciously expect people – even family members – to see things from the same perspective as we do. I see this problem…

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Guest Post: 5 Important Tips for Effective Church Staffing

August 15, 2017
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Guest post by Lacey Hauptman Hiring the right people is crucial to your church’s  success. They will be able to achieve the right goals and create a bigger impact, which will enable the church to run smoothly and efficiently while continuing to provide exemplary services to church members. Here are some critical church staffing tips…

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Quick Insight: Freedom Means the Opportunity to Use Your Strengths

May 26, 2017
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. For a nation’s citizens, freedom means the opportunity to act, think, and speak as you choose. For Christ-followers, freedom means even more. “You were called to freedom, brothers,” Paul wrote to the Galatians. “Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for…

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Team Building: Ideas for Leading Team Devotionals about Strengths

May 16, 2016
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As you consider content to use for your team devotionals together as a group, we invite you to regularly include devotionals about strengths. In doing so, you and your team members can continue to find ways to use your individual strengths on the team, value strengths in other team members, and be stronger together. Here…

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Quick Insight: Honor Your Mother – the Conduit of Your Strengths

April 26, 2016
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. Throughout scripture, God tells us to honor our parents: “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you” (Deuteronomy 5:16, ESV). The word honor translated from the biblical command means to prize, to esteem, or to value. showbox apk for windows You honor your mother…

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FAQs: Key Scriptures to Help You Lead From Your Strengths

April 25, 2016
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Q: Is all this talk about strengths actually found in the scriptures? A. Yes. Ministry Insights was founded on the biblical principle of uniqueness: God created you and each person around you with unique strengths. He has placed you together to build His Kingdom. Lucky Patcher iOS App This principle from God’s Word establishes a…

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Versatility: Leader Uses Profiles to Onboard New Team Members

April 7, 2016
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Scott Mawdesley Transitions and Coaches Church Staff With LFYS “I have a confession,” says Scott Mawdesley, a campus pastor with 12Stone Church in Gwinett County, GA. “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…

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Quick Insight: Are You a Marked Man (Woman)?

April 4, 2016
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. Does God trust you? Before you say “No way!” or “Of course!” consider how the question swings your thinking. You are used to trusting God — not the other way around. You place trust in Christ for forgiveness … trust God  in…

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