Tag Archives: Team Building

What Makes Leadership Dangerous?

Any leader who is going to lead a church or an organization into change must recognize that it takes courage. There is not a church in existence that does not have to face varying types of challenges. Matter of fact … Continue reading

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The Big TEN Characteristics of an Effective Team Member! Part 2 of 2

        I am continuing in this blog post Part 2 of my Big TEN Characteristics for effective team members. Here are the last five characteristics on my list:   Competency – An effective leader is going to … Continue reading

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Ten Characteristics of a Mature Leadership Team

      Doing ministry as a team requires that the “Primus” Leader including every member of the team do two things: First, one must let go of the things that attempt to control himself or herself because in not … Continue reading

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Seven Characteristics of an Unselfish Team Player

    Casey Stengel made a comment about the challenge of managing a professional baseball team. His observation applies to life in general. He said, “It’s easy to get good players. Getting’ em to play together, that’s the hard part.” … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OLD-SOMETHING NEW: CREATING A COACHING CULTURE IN CHANGING TIMES!

      As I am writing this article I have been really reflective with the changes of the seasons in my life and the one constant thing in the continuum of life that I have come to accept as … Continue reading

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“Good Team Leaders Empower People”

The traditional small to medium church stays that way because the pastor either will not or does not know how to delegate and empower the members of the church to use their spiritual gifts. For a pastor to grow a … Continue reading

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Developing a Team Covenant: Turning Dysfunction into Healthy Team Cohesion

The creation of a covenant can help any committee, staff or ministry team enjoy healthy and whole relationships. Put the “fun” in dysfunction! If you haven’t noticed by now, life is a contact sport. Every day, we bump into one another’s ideas, … Continue reading

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“What Does It Take To Become A Servant-Leader?”

There is much talk about what it means to become a servant-leader and the starting point for becoming a servant-leader is to be other focused. We live in a culture that is steeped with a “ME” mentality when it comes … Continue reading

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Healthy Teams Understand the Difference between Healthy Debate and Dysfunctional Arguments: “Getting the Moose on the Table!”

  This past Monday evening this leader was so proud of our Ministry Team. Let me set the context of my statement. Many people agree that they would desire to function as part of a team but they do not … Continue reading

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Training Outline for New Leadership Teams that are Leading Organizations that are in Transition

Recently, due to the nature of our Church being a Campus in Lincoln, California of Bayside Church of Granite Bay we did a weekend of Team Building and Leadership Development. This outline has three components for you that may be … Continue reading

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