Posts Tagged ‘The Outcomes Mentoring Network’

High Calling By Israel Gaither

Embrace the High Calling! By Israel Gaither ~ I have never been more keenly aware of the enormous responsibility of those who serve in public and private leadership roles. God continues to teach me, through many years of privileged leadership service, both nationally and internationally. I remain a student and admit that every day of…

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What You Pass On By Mark A. Trewitt

What you pass on – perspectives on generosity. By Mark A. Trewitt ~ While attending the National Christian Foundation’s Impact meeting in Dallas, I had the privilege and honor of meeting one of the speakers, Christian author Randy Alcorn. Randy is prolific in his writings, with over forty books to his credit, with a significant…

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Intentionality By Mike Bonem

What happens when a leader shifts from wishful thinking to intentionality? By Mike Bonem~ “I’m looking forward to a season when I’m not dealing with personnel issues.” Those words, spoken by the executive pastor of a large church, still ring in my ears, even though that was years ago. I also remember my response: “This…

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Double Your Ministry By Mike Loomis

There are two keys to communication that can double your ministry. By Mike Loomis ~ Years ago, after selling my second business, I took some time off, painted our house, and volunteered at a local ministry. To my surprise, in three months I was “second in command,” leading four-hundred people and seventy-five volunteers! In just…

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The Mentoring Tree by Leighton Ford

By Leighton Ford A veteran missionary once described “banyan tree leadership.” Too many leaders, he said, are like the spreading Indian banyan tree, so thick it does not let the sun through to nourish the seedlings underneath. Senior leaders can take up so much space and oxygen they don’t allow others to flourish. In contrast…

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Jesus Encourages by Howard Rich

By Howard Rich ~ There is great comfort in how Jesus encourages his stewards. I have messed up in some pretty embarrassing and humiliating ways in my life. I wish I could have a do-over when that happens; like I sometimes had when I was a kid. I remember learning to play kickball in elementary…

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Milestones Matter by Suzy West

  I believe milestones matter, but have you ever wondered why we reflect most intensely on our lives when we hit an anniversary date divisible by 5?  I am celebrating my 15th anniversary working at Christian Leadership Alliance and have been experiencing many emotions as I consider these past 180 months – 780 weeks – …

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The Why of Your Purpose by Israel Gaither

By Israel Gaither ~ If you are a leader who is serious about making a difference in your role, I suggest you consider the why of your purpose and 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…

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Jesus: Ultimate Team Builder by Mark Siegrist

By Mark Siegrist ~ Jesus’ interactions with his team of 12 created a culture of excellence that every organization would do well to embrace. What can we learn from Jesus, the ultimate team builder? In Jesus CEO (Hachette Books, 1996), Laura Beth Jones observes that “once Jesus began his work in earnest, he wasted no…

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7 Top Holy Land Experiences by Noam Matas

By Noam Matas ~ Every year, thousands upon thousands of worshipers make the spiritual and captivating journey to the Holy Land. Often, many travelers who fulfill this journey have waited their whole lives to visit Israel and walk where Jesus walked. But when they finally make it, they come away with so much more. A…

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