Posts Tagged ‘Digital Pass’

Outcomes 2020: Transform

Transform: v. To make a thorough and dramatic change in form, appearance, and character As a leader, you know the continuous pressures of high-velocity change. The needs and challenges in today’s world are increasing, even as technology rapidly advances and access to information grows. We as leaders are experiencing a perfect storm of colliding change-agents.…

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Are You An Original? By W. Scott Brown

Are You An Original? By W. Scott Brown ~ Recently I read a compelling new book: Originals: How Nonconformists Move the World (Viking, 2016) by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Adam Grant of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. In it Grant says: “The Declaration of Independence promises Americans the unalienable rights…

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Stewards of Change by Mark L. Vincent

By Mark L. Vincent Change is normal. Some of it is not welcome. Some of it is. The difference is usually what we selfishly perceive the benefit to be. We are not so altruistic that we welcome change benefiting others when it calls for sacrifice from us. When we resist change, we do well to…

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Ministry Leaders and Metrics by Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D.

By Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D. Governing boards often require ministry leaders to use a variety of “metrics” to report results. These “metrics” often reflect the desired outcomes of ministry activity. Consider some examples of this practice: a Christian school might report enrollment figures, a medical ministry might tabulate the number of patients served, and a…

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Are You Walking With God?

In April 2014, Pastor Francis Chan addressed Christian leaders assembled for the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) national conference in Dallas (CLA Dallas 2014). Prior to going on stage to address attendees, Francis Chan sat down with CLA President and CEO Tami Heim for a backstage interview. Here is an excerpt from that video interview as…

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Relationship-Based Management

Management practices on a kingdom path focus on the quality of relationships rather than the quantity of outputs.. In plain terms, the desire of Jesus is that we are known by our love, not our numbers. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. ~John 13:35, NIV This…

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Faithfulness-Focused Strategies

Steward leaders who are singularly motivated by obedience adopt faithfulness-focused strategies. Like Jesus, they desire to say what the Father says and do what they Father says to do. Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father…

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