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5 Ways To Know If You Are A Leader With Good Listening Skills


Secrets Of A Secret Shopper: Reaching And Keeping Church Guests by Greg Atkinson is getting a lot of buzz from respected Christian leaders like Carey Nieuwhof and Thom Rainer.  Just in case you are unfamiliar with Greg, I want to introduce you to him. Greg is the Founder of Worship Impressions and Executive Director of ExPastors.com. He is an author, […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Books I’ve Ever Read


I love reading about leadership.  I especially enjoy gleaning insights from Apex Leaders, actual practitioners who are leading at the highest levels possible and then written about their experiences.  The following are the Top 10 leadership books I have ever read in alphabetical order by author. The Bible (this is number one in any order. […]

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For The Pastor Who Is Burned Out


If you do not know Adam Weber, you should.  He pastors Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, SD.  Embrace is a 10-year-old church that has grown to 6 campuses and 4,000+ people in weekly attendance, and is still growing. I n 2013, 2014, & 2015, Embrace was listed as one of the fastest growing churches in America according to Outreach […]

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The Best Value A Leader Can Receive


There are a lot of resources available to leaders to help them get better.  The following are just a few: Live Conferences Online Conferences Podcasts Coaching Networks Webinars Online Courses These are all outstanding and I personally take advantage of many of them.  However, my friend Michael Lukaszewski recently made an interesting observation about the […]

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Unreasonable Churches


“Unreasonable Church Finds a Balance Between Going Both ‘Deep’ and ‘Wide”’ – Rich Birch Yesterday I posted The Top 17 Books Christian Leaders Should Be Reading In 2017.  One of the books listed was Rich Birch’s incredible look at some of today’s most successful churches – Unreasonable Churches: 10 Churches Who Zagged When Others Zigged And Saw […]

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33 Lessons For Christian Leaders Needing Financial Freedom


“Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant havest.” – Proverbs 14:4 Pastors desperately need resources they can use to invest in the business and financial leaders in their church.  That resource has arrived. Oxen is the latest book from I Was Broke. Now I’m Not and Injoy Stewardship Solutions CEO Joseph […]

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