Tag Archives: leadership

Leaders Fail to Lead If They Fail to Serve

July 18, 2013

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I’ve done a lot of reading on leadership the past ten years. You probably have too. Much of the leadership content tends to feed the ego of leaders: “stick to your vision and share it passionately” “stay out in front of your people and they will follow” “don’t pay any attention to your detractors” I’ve […]

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Fireworks or Church Planting? 12 Questions for the Missional Church Planter

July 4, 2013

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Happy 237 to America. As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, we can’t deny the integral nature that faith in God has played in our nation’s history. It is a history that is being revitalized every day in the resurgence of church planting. I am, however, troubled by the nature of some of the church planting […]

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The Missional Care Giver

August 24, 2012

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The missional movement has nothing on God, but it does contribute to our motivation in caring for one another.  A key component to being missional is community. Community involves loving one another.  But take a moment to ask yourself the question:  who cares for the leaders in your missional communities?  If it is a true […]

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11 Types of Care Missionaries Want From Their Sending Agencies and Co-Workers

May 3, 2012

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A key barrier to providing effective missionary care is the attitude exhibited by members of the missions community who do not appreciate, understand or value what genuine member care is.  Is missionary care valuable?  Maybe we should ask the missionaries. Image By Defame (Eleven) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Brenda Bosch, an international member care […]

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