My 2016 Best Books List

Well, it’s here. The end of the year. One of my favorite things to do each year is to review the list of books that I’ve read.  [Note: I keep a reading log throughout the year to keep track of everything I’ve read.]  I’m fascinated by how books shape me and how certain books provide […]

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Gifted to Lead Session 3 & 4

In session three Nancy Ortberg spoke about “Creating a Rhythm of Life”.  Her key question was: What can you do to create a rhythm in your life that renews the life of God in you? In this question she is referring to both how we are connecting with and growing in Christ as well as […]

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Gifted to Lead Session 3 & 4

In session three Nancy Ortberg spoke about “Creating a Rhythm of Life”.  Her key question was: What can you do to create a rhythm in your life that renews the life of God in you? In this question she is referring to both how we are connecting with and growing in Christ as well as […]

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Gifted to Lead – Session 1 & 2 highlights

It’s a great day at Gifted to Lead so far!  I am so inspired by the wealth of wisdom, humor, and heart of Nancy Beach and Nancy Ortberg – two truly remarkable women! Nancy Beach opened the day challenging us to think about the defining moments in our life as leaders.  She encouraged us to […]

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Gifted to Lead – Session 1 & 2 highlights

It’s a great day at Gifted to Lead so far!  I am so inspired by the wealth of wisdom, humor, and heart of Nancy Beach and Nancy Ortberg – two truly remarkable women! Nancy Beach opened the day challenging us to think about the defining moments in our life as leaders.  She encouraged us to […]

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Wednesday's Women of Influence

If you have been in ministry or church circles for any length of time, odds are you have been influenced by these two women. Nancy Beach and Nancy Ortberg have had an amazing amount of influence in recent years and I am so excited about the “Gifted to Lead” workshop that they are hosting at […]

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Dysfunctional Teams

I read a great article today by Nancy Ortberg about how to avoid the 5 most common dysfunctions of a ministry team. She takes the principles from Patrick Lencioni‘s book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and applies them to ministry work. It’s a great, practical read for church leaders. You can read the entire […]

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