Posts Tagged ‘mentor’

Chainsaw or Scalpel? By William A Horton

Chainsaw or Scalpel? Which is the best tool for you? We all know that a chainsaw is used to cut down trees. A scalpel is a tool that a doctor uses to perform surgery. You would never imagine giving a plastic surgeon a chainsaw or a lumberjack a scalpel. Yet, we have all used the…

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Jesus as Leader and Mentor By Tami Heim

By Tami Heim There is much we can learn from Jesus as leader and mentor. Jesus modeled teaching and mentoring after he called the first disciples to follow him. He connected with them where they were and shared a greater possibility of them transforming into “fishers of men.”  The Scriptures detail how Jesus deeply invested…

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The Inner Core of Leadership

There are times in life when it is wise to seek out another leader to help you strengthen the inner core of leadership that is taking shape in you. In the book, Nonprofit Leadership in a For-Profit World, Melinda Delahoyde wrote about strengthening the inner core of leadership and then specifically identified essential leadership characteristics.…

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Lessons from Moses Equipping Joshua by Eric Geiger

Leadership is a Temporary Assignment By Eric Geiger ~ Leadership is always a temporary assignment — always. It is a temporary assignment because leaders do not ultimately own the teams, ministries or organizations they lead. They simply steward what the Lord has entrusted to their care for a season. Wise leaders embrace the temporal reality…

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7 Library Builders for Leaders

Leaders are readers, we know that to be true. Check out these books for great insights on culture, trends, kingdom issues, spiritual development and more. 1. Churchless: Understanding Today’s Unchurched and How to Connect With Them By George Barna and David Kinnaman  (Tyndale Momentum, 2014) There is a growing sense among Christ-followers that the culture…

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High-Impact Investment of Time and Talents

Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance ~ Proverbs 1:5 We each have something to give and receive in this life. Engaging in a mentoring relationship is a biblical way for you to do both. Wondering if you’re truly ready to take that next step?  What follows…

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More Ways to Mobilize the Millennials by David Kinnaman

By David Kinnaman Born between 1984 and 2002, Millennials, while part of our broader North American culture, also share within their generational cohort a unique set of values, assumptions and allegiances that are different from and, in many ways, profoundly disruptive to existing worldviews. This has had — and will continue to have — significant…

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3 Leadership Lessons from Lent by R. Scott Rodin Ph.D.

By R. Scott Rodin Ph.D. This blog post falls one week before an important day in the Christian church calendar, Ash Wednesday. This day marks the beginning of a forty day preparation time leading up to holy week and the culminating celebration of Easter Sunday. This time of preparation is referred to as Lent and…

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Mentoring: God's Pattern for Developing Leaders

“Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” I Corinthians 11:1 Mentoring is not a specific term that appears in Scripture, but the concept is found throughout the old and new testaments. The pattern of wise and trusted counselors or teachers investing in the lives of others was a common practice for transferring wisdom…

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Your Leadership Gift

Your leadership gift to the world is multiplied when you give freely what has been given to you. With Christian Leadership Alliance’s new mentoring network you can profoundly impact the life and trajectory of another Christian leader. CLA’s mission is to equip and unite leaders who will transform the world for Christ. This new learning…

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