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7 Life Lessons from the Olympics

I've been bitten by the Olympic bug. Granted, not all the sports are mesmerizing, but I find myself hanging around NBC watching men and women performing in the moment they've been waiting and dreaming of their entire lives.

Along the way, I'm inspired and reminded of a few things: Continue Reading...

 

Bible Study

Every small group has a different DNA made up of interests, needs, desires, passions, and perspectives. Selecting a curriculum is not as easy as slipping on a one-size-fits-all t-shirt. In fact, choosing a Bible study can be the most difficult part when launching any small group.

Here are 5 steps to take when it comes to selecting a Bible study curriculum for your small group or Bible study: Continue Reading...

30 Ways You Can HEART Your Pastor

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.

It's a great time to say "thank you" to anyone and everyone on your church staff, including volunteers. Here are 30 ways you can show your pastor encouragement [Tweet this], but don't be too shy to express the love to everyone who is working at your church.

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Healthy Leader Quiz

Leading others can be one of the most joyful, thrilling experiences in life. But all too often, the delightfulness that can be discovered in guiding others gets lost in the day-to-day demands and deadlines. The demands on leaders today from both organizations and their members can leave those responsible feeling siphoned. Some lead from a place of physical exhaustion. Others serve from a place of emotional emptiness.

Take the following quiz to see if you’re leading from a healthy position: [Tweet this]
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The 8 Worst Ideas For Leadership Growth

Many articles are dedicated to nurturing a leader's growth, giving practical advice and insights. But what about those who don't want to grow to become a good leader? Look no further. Here are the 8 worst ideas for leadership growth: [Tweet this]
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