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14 Realities For The Most Under-Appreciated And Under-Funded Group Of Leaders In Most American Churches

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On Monday, June 19th I have the privilege of speaking to approximately 100 church facility managers at the annual conference of the National Association Of Church Facility Managers (NACFM).  This growing organization represents one of the most under-appreciated and under-funded group of church leaders in America. The following are daily realities of today’s church’s facility […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of June 12th

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Recently, Michael Kors and Payless both they announced they would be closing hundreds of stores because of too much competition.  This includes both online and traditional storefront properties.  Faria Efros, president of of HRC Advisory, told the USA Today in its June 1st edition, “Everyone is competing for the same customers.  Little differentiation exists.  Pretty […]

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22 Facts On Why Pastors Should Passionately Fight For Their Church’s Vision

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Proverbs 29:18 famously states, “Where there is no vision the people perish.”  Therefore, there are few things as important as protecting, preserving, and effectively communicating your church’s God-given vision. When it comes to helping pastors craft, communicate, and organize their churches around vision, few are better than Shawn Lovejoy, the Founder & CEO of CourageToLead.com.  I […]

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You Simply Cannot Grow A Church Without This

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“Recruit the most qualified and educated staff to work with young people and pay them accordingly…Kids are the engine of growth for reaching your community.” – Orange Founder and CEO Reggie Joiner Recently, I was speaking with a church staff member who relayed the following story: A young couple had been visiting their church for […]

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19 Things It Is Not Normal For Leaders To Do

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Many leaders are sabotaging their leadership.  Countless leaders are doing things which are foolish.  They are doing things which are not normal.  But there is hope. One of the most famous leadership stories Jesus ever told was the one of the Prodigal Son.  This parable from Luke 15 is pregnant with implications for leaders.  Just look […]

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