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18 Oct 2016

5 Tips for Building Empowering Leadership Teams

(NCD Toolbox, Empowering Leadership) When building a leadership team or board there are many different aspects to think through that can either lead you towards fulfilling God’s vision for the church community or hinder it. We need to be mindful that we want to intentionally fill ministry positions with the right leader rather than just...
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22 Aug 2016

Cultivating Loving Relationships

NCD TOOLBOX (LOVING RELATIONSHIPS) “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:35. How loving is your church? As a leader would you describe it as a loving community of people? as we read in John 13:35, Loving one another is critical if we are to truly...
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12 Aug 2016

Tips to Empower your Board

As a pastor or Head Elder sometimes it can become the routine of just “winging it” when it comes to another monthly board meeting. Yes I know the feeling. We get so caught up with Bible studies, visits, sorting out problems, preparing sermons, answering phone calls, e-mails, planning for Sabbath and then also throw in...
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26 Nov 2014

Visual Vision

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Having a clearly defined Vision is essential. Being able to express it in a simple diagram is worth the effort, as it makes the job of communicating it to others a lot simpler. Here are some examples of “Visual Visions”.
26 Nov 2014

Understand your Church Size

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Understanding your Church size has significant implications for the pastor and leadership team and affects just about everything. Gary L. McIntosh in his book “One Size Doesn’t Fit All” and others like him have articulated in various ways the different dynamics that exist within small, medium and large churches. For example, The way influence works in...
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26 Nov 2014

The Importance of Values

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Values (adapted from Values 101 by Dr John Maxwell) Values – the guiding principles that influence and guide behaviour – determine the foundation of any team or organisation. When the members of the team are guided by respect, integrity, excellence and other positive attributes, their footing as a group is strong. Their shared values provide stability...
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