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Principles of Team Building

June 30, 2014

Organizations that are efficient and effective understand and leverage the value of teams. Team building takes a lot of work and leadership energy, but the impact can be astronomical on an organization. What are some important principles of team building? There are many, but here are a few principles I have picked up over the…

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A Simple Way To Evaluate Your Team

June 27, 2014

Teams that consistently achieve exceptional results possess six essential attributes: Common Purpose Clear Roles Accepted Leadership Effective Processes Solid Relationships Excellent Communications I have a very simple online survey to help your team measure itself against these characteristics ($30.00 per person). I have used this survey with my own team as well as other teams…

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Eastside’s Heartbeat

June 25, 2014

Here are some thoughts I have been  pondering as Eastside is about to launch our third worship service on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:33pm. Eastside Community Church loves to introduce people to Jesus and help them to have a lifelong relationship with Him. We believe in the power of relationships and we strive to…

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Six Characteristics Of A High Performing Team

June 23, 2014

For most of us, positive team experiences are rare. I am fortunate enough to serve on a team that consistently achieves exceptional results. A key first step to more predictable and enhanced team performance is understanding the common characteristics of teams that consistently achieve exceptional results. The best book I have read on this subject…

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10 Ways To Renew Your Mind As A Christian

June 20, 2014

How to Renew Your Mind: 1. Sing songs of praise. (Ephesians 5:19-20) 2. Memorize applicable scriptures (Psalms1:2-3) 3. Pray (1 Thessalonians 5:17) 4. Bring every thought under Christ Central (2 Corinthians 10:3-5) 5. Set your mind on things above. (Colossians 3:2; Philippians 4:8) 6. Demolish Satan’s strongholds. (2 Corinthians 10:3-5; 2 Corinthia ns 11:3) 7.…

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Leadership Insights From Necessary Endings By Dr. Henry Cloud

June 18, 2014

I just finished reading Necessary Endings by Dr. Henry Cloud. I have found this book to be one of the best books I have read this year. I mean it has been MONEY for me and for my journey as a spiritual leader. The are several reasons why this book was MONEY for me: 1.…

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Learnings From Facilitating My First StratOp Session

June 13, 2014

I just completed my initial StratOp Plan within a month of being certified as a facilitator with the Paterson Center. The Center encouraged all facilitators-in-training to conduct their first StratOp as soon as possible.A local business man who is a member of the church I pastor took a risk and allowed me to facilitate my…

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High School/College Pastor Position

June 11, 2014

Friends, Eastside Community Church is currently looking to fill a High School/College Pastor Position. Here is the initial Assessment , which has been created by Eastside’s Elders to inform potential candidates about this position. If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume or have them forward their resume…

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Monday Morning Update On Changes At Eastside

June 9, 2014

Here is what I shared last night with our church family at our Ministry Celebration. We celebrated the fact that since September 2013: 57 new members 29 of these new members came through baptisms 7 new small groups have launched Averaging: 364 adults in worship 280 adults in small group 214 volunteers 106 fully surrendered…

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What To Do If You Have Any Of These Questions?

June 4, 2014

What To Do If You Have Any Of These Questions?  Need a facilitator for a day or a half-day of team-building? Need a facilitator for an upcoming retreat? Need clarity/perspective on the organization which you lead or own? Need to hire a personal coach to help you to work through some leadership issues? Need help…

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