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3 Keys for Building Engagement by Sherry Surratt

How do you get people to engage with your parachurch ministry, church, or business? Whether getting people in the pew or finding clients for your service, it is all about relationships. Here are a few relationship lessons we’ve learned at Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International over nearly 40 years of ministry: 1. Get Them in…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #6

The Measure of Character Being a great leader is far more than just focusing on achieving great results. Character-based leaders are winning the battle for the soul of their organizations. With daily vigilance, you can communicate your organization’s values, focus on your mission, stay on strategy, be the eyes you see, and build community. With…

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The One Question That Changes Everything By E.G. Link

I like it when someone “cuts to the chase” giving me the bottom line of what they want to say without including all the details.  I am often guilty of helping people finish their sentences so they can more quickly get to the point.  I assume some of you might be like that, too. So,…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #5

The Value of Self-awareness Leading people is complex, invigorating, and unusually humbling. For this reason, it is vital that a leader clearly understands his or her strengths, as well as areas for improvement. Here are five questions I have found especially helpful in my own developmental journey: Am I truly committed to lifelong learning? Do…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #4

Great Responsibility Jesus told his disciples in a parable about managers and servants that “from everyone who had been given much, much will be demanded and the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” (Luke 12:48). Organizational culture requires attention. All the participants in the culture contribute, but organizations are…

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Part 2: The Path to Organizational Health By Al Lopus

As I discussed in Part I of The Path to Organizational Health, our research at Best Christian Workplaces Institute validates four steps in “The 4-D” cycle an organization can take to move towards organizational health. Those steps include: Discovery (appreciating and valuing) Dream (envisioning) Design (co-constructing the future) Destiny (learning and empowering to sustain the…

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Part 1: The Path to Organizational Health By Al Lopus

Our experience at Best Christian Workplaces Institute supports there are four steps in “The 4-D” cycle an organization can take to move towards organizational health. Those steps include : Discovery (appreciating and valuing) Dream (envisioning) Design (co-constructing the future) Destiny (learning and empowering to sustain the future) These four steps reflect an approach entitled “Appreciative…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #3

Embracing the High Calling If you are a leader who is serious about making a difference in your role, I suggest you consider the why of the responsibility you have been privileged to engage in. As a believer, you are gifted with a task that is too noble to describe merely as a profession. You…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #2

A Focused Leader The busier I get, the more focus I need to complete my priorities. With that focus comes the exclusion of other things – which may be fine unless one of the “other things’ is God. David is a real model for me in this. No doubt, he often was distracted by many…

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5 Strategies for Charting New Territory By Dr. Halee Gray Scott

In the 21st century, we are inclined to think that there are no unknown territories, no frontiers left uncharted. Yet, when Christian nonprofit organizations seek to equip millennial women for leadership, they embark, like Lewis and Clark, on a journey into terra incognita. The endeavor poses a double challenge because organizations are engaging a generation…

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