Monthly Archives: August 2008

The dreaded “Mission Statement”

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Celebrating Success

I believe every ministry we start should have a clear God honoring vision; defining the best we can what success would look like in God's eyes. I believe it's important to have the vision so we can celebrate and thank … Continue reading

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Leadership Axioms

In an earlier post I described what Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, would call "leadership axioms;" simple proverbs to repeat, live by, and use to guide your leadership. And he suggested we come up with our … Continue reading

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Leadership Summit – Session 1

Evey year I charge my ministry leadership batteries by coming to the Leadership Summit. Here are some of the highlights. Session 1 – The High Drama of Decision Making – Bill Hybels. Every leader has to have a process for … Continue reading

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And Jesus asked, “But who do you say I am?”

This past Sunday as part of launching the news sermon series REACH, Pastor Tom and I asked everyone to answer the same question Jesus asked the disciples. See, we believe that before we can REACH OUT to others and invite … Continue reading

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Every Friday Night

Every Friday night in July and now August, I bump into Christ. Seriously! I’ve shaken his hand. Sat down and ate barbecued chicken together. Heard how his week went. FYI: He still has doubts about the Cubs going all the … Continue reading

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