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Leadership

A Word for Church Leaders

[DISCLAIMER: Experience tells me that somebody is about to get offended, so right off the bat it needs to be said that I am SO THANKFUL for Ryan Rasmussen, our elders, and leaders at First Christian Church – Canton! They are awesome guys, and in NO WAY does what I’m about to say have ANYTHING…

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It’s Ok to Not Be Good Enough

Everybody feels inadequate sometimes, right? Yesterday was one of the worst days I can remember. I just couldn’t shake this feeling of not being good enough. This morning, I woke up still in that rut. I wasn’t reading my Bible or doing anything spiritual…I was brushing my teeth when a thought came to mind. I…

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Leaders That Last: The Art of Failing Forward

“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John Maxwell Like most driven, motivated, type-a leaders, I’m not afraid of much. I’ll make decisions, I’ll lead teams, I’ll take risks. I don’t shy away from speaking in front of crowds of any size. At the top of my…

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Leaders That Last: 3 Steps Leaders Must Take to Avoid Burnout

Writer’s Note: Something I’m passionate about is helping leaders last in the positions of leadership God has given them. As a young leader I’ve learned a few lessons the hard way and I welcome the opportunity to share my experience with others to hopefully help other young leaders avoid some of the same traps I’ve…

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3 Simple Steps to Understand Mission and Vision

To be successful, every organization, church, or business needs a clearly defined mission and vision. (Tweet this) Without defined goals, processes, and systems, nothing can be measured or evaluated. No progress can be made. The challenge for leaders young and old is not understanding the power and importance of these two vital identity components. The challenge…

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