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On Long Meetings and Long Sermons

On Long Meetings Please do not imprison me in a long meeting because you failed to take the time to prepare for a good short one. Peter Drucker says that the best leaders spend more time preparing for the meeting

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Your Reputation Can Make or Break You

Five years ago my wife and I made the decision to sell our house. Right away we began the process of choosing a real estate broker. Our decision was simple and clear. In our neighborhood, one real estate teamĀ had dominated

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What to do when People Leave your Church

People in America leave churches regularly. But for the leaders of these churches, it often stings when people leave. We take it personally. We feel rejected. We don’t separate well. Relationships are broken. But does it have to be this

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Why Youth Pastors are Endangered (And How you can Find one)

Twenty years ago the on-ramp to vocational ministry was youth ministry. Today it is difficult to even find a good youth pastor. Why is this the case? My contention is that youth pastors are an endangered species because so many

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How to Become a Church Planting Church

How can a church that has never participatedĀ in church planting become a church planting church? Many churches aren’t sure where to even begin this journey. Some churches dive right into church planting by sending out one of their own to

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