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Transitions, Part 3: Solving Problems

April 9, 2013
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Push or Pull – Which Is the Best Way to Solve Problems? Every day your team is bombarded with new problems it must solve, both big and small. Solving problems is an important transition (like processing information) that each member of your team approaches in a unique way. As a team conducts ministry, it passes…

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Position Series, Part 2: God’s Assignments Have Worth

February 26, 2013
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God’s Assignments Have Worth This three-part series looks at what the Bible has to say about placing people on your team or joining a team yourself. In the previous article we saw in Ephesians 4:12, that God graciously provided an explanation for the roles on His “Most Needed” List: “for the equipping of the saints, for the…

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Team-Building: Flip Chart Exercise in Problem-Solving

November 9, 2012
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Put your team’s profile results into practice with this powerful exercise that uses a simple flip chart. Step 1 Divide your group into 3 groups based on where they fell on the Problem-Solving continuum (aggressive, neutral or reflective). Place each group in separate corners of the room with a flip chart and black marker. Instruct…

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The Mystery of Differences: Part 3 of 4
Understand Others

October 4, 2012
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God plants clues about others directly in our path. But understanding others requires intentionality. If you’re serious about solving the mystery of differences, you can collect those clues about others and study them. That’s what happened between Megan and Tim. Differences between Megan and Tim The staff meeting had not officially begun, but chatter filled…

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