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Tag Archives: Leadership
YOU Want ME to Run the Special Needs Ministry? Cindi Ferrini
BUT, if your church is considering getting a Special Needs Ministry off the ground, here are some things to consider for choosing the right person to get that ministry going: Continue reading
On losing my pastor
My pastor announced his resignation yesterday. I’ll miss him greatly. Continue reading
Posted in Key Ministry, Leadership Tagged Bay Presbyterian Church, Garnett Slatton, Leadership, pastors, transitions 3 Comments
4 thoughts on being a church leader with alcoholism
Bring your stories of redemption, we say. Your testimonies of sobriety are welcome here. But if you’re in the muck right now, we’d really rather you clean yourself up because we don’t really want to get dirty. Continue reading
Posted in Controversies, Hidden Disabilities, Key Ministry Tagged addiction, alcoholism, church, Key Ministry, Leadership, NewSpring, pastors, Perry Noble, Shannon Dingle 2 Comments
Four challenges of leading disability ministry as a special needs parent…Shannon Dingle
If the parent of a child with special needs wants to serve or lead in disability ministry at your church, don’t say no. But do ask some questions out of love, knowing that these parents willing to serve also need to be served too. Continue reading
Do some disabilities predispose individuals for leadership?
I thought I’d share links to a couple of excellent articles for your reading pleasure that postulate specific advantages to two hidden disabilities in the formation of successful leaders. Continue reading
Key Strategy #2…Building a team
We’ve also sought to establish a culture that other strong leaders with big visions can join. We’re not just providing a service…we’re part of a movement. And movements need lots of high-capacity leaders with big visions. And we need to learn from other high-capacity leaders if we’re to honor God by doing what we do with a level of excellence that reflects His nature and character.
Six Key Strategies
During March, we’ll share six “Key” strategies…operating principles and approaches that provide a framework for our staff and volunteers when unexpected opportunities arise. Continue reading
What Christians (and the church) can learn from Planned Parenthood
Why can’t Christians be as bold and confident in advancing our cause as the Planned Parenthood folks and other “progressive” organizations are in advancing theirs?
Posted in Controversies, Leadership Tagged Christians, church, Key Ministry, Leadership, Planned Parenthood, Stephen Grcevich MD, Susan G Komen Foundation 2 Comments
Faces of the movement…John Knight
As a leader you know you should ‘do something’ about all those people with disabilities around you – but what? If you’ve been stuck about what to do, maybe its because you don’t have the proper motivation. It isn’t really about them, but about your pursuing your own joy in God! Continue reading
High Risk, High Reward…Disabilities and Leadership
I’m not so sure about the impact of visible disabilities upon ability to perform effectively in leadership positions, but there’s interesting evidence to suggest that traits associated with hidden disabilities may be very adaptive for some leaders.