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Speaking to Power and Authority By Ed McDowell

Will you speak with power and authority? Peter and John find themselves speaking to the religious authorities about Jesus Christ. “There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Acts of the Apostles 4:12, NLT The setting of this verse is that Peter…

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The Power of Preparation By Chris Jorgensen

The Power of Knowing Your One Thing In his book The One Thing, Gary Keller makes the case that leaders will have a much more significant impact if they focus on the answer to this question: “What’s the ONE Thing I can do such that by doing it, everything else will be easier or unnecessary?”…

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Using Power Poorly By Alec Hill

By Underutilizing Their Power, Passive Leaders Cause Serious Harm Much ink has been spilled on leaders who abuse their positional power. Subordinates are bullied, shady dealings abound, and egos run rampant. But there is another misuse of power that can be just as lethal. Though less notorious, passive leaders also cause real damage. When acting…

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The Power of Words By Ron Henry

Words You Speak Carry Power and Influence Do we realize that the choice of words defines who we are along with our positioning in family, friends, and the workplace? Words Have Influence   Many words we use today are polarizing.  We assume that those we are in communication with have similar definitions and think like us.  …

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Stewarding Power and Privilege By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

Understanding the Stewardship of Power & Privilege Power and privilege in the life of a leader must be understood and scrutinized if we wish to steward goodness and beauty in our relationships, organizations, and society. As I reflect on current events, I am struck by how easily we are blind to the harm we perpetuate.…

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The Power of Hope By Howard Rich

Hope as a Believer Hope, as a central theme for the Christian, is peppered throughout  the New Testament; faith is “being sure of what we hope for” (Heb 11:1), “our hope” is in Christ (1 Tim 1:1), the believer’s devotion is to “the God of hope” (Rom 15:13), hope is “an anchor for the soul”…

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The Power of Modeling By Mark L. Vincent

  The model you show is your base of power. It brings and holds power more than what you know or who you know. Over and over education experts tell us that lecturing is the worst kind of teaching model and that modeling behavior is best–especially if one wishes their leadership to be respected and…

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The Stewardship of Power By Howard Rich

The Stewardship of Power and Position Have you ever known someone who let power or position go to his or her head? I’ll bet it was hard for you to follow or respect that leader.  Power is an essential force in human relations that can be used for good or evil, but to be a…

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3 Ways to Harness the Power of People By Dr. Scott Rodin

Three Ways Steward Leaders Harness the Power of People Steward leaders help their people harness the energy and power that flows from a greater sense of balance and freedom.  They not only help create the culture in which it can thrive, but they provide the catalyst for its growth.  Steward leaders are prepared to lead…

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One Thing We Own By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The One Thing We Own – Our Mistakes As steward leaders, there is ONE thing we must OWN – our mistakes. UGH! Y’all, I blew it. Here we are. The team is gathered for our monthly meeting. The room is abuzz. The conversation is rich. The meeting’s goal is to provide an opportunity to foster…

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