Tag Archives: Emotional Health

Four Practices That Pastors Must Do To Maintain An Emotionally Healthy Perspective!

Recently I have spoken to a few Pastors who have commented on how they are struggling with depression and that the ministry in their churches is simply not enjoyable like it once was in the beginning of their calling. There … Continue reading

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“What’s Your Power Style? How to use Your Power to Help the Team?” “Tools for Exercising Power” Part 1 of 4

    When addressing the topic of “Power” most people tend to view this in a negative way because they often times have been the recipient of the use of power being used in a manipulative way. I think it … 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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A Short Introduction to Friedman’s Family System’s Theory Approach to Leadership

  There are many different approaches to leadership and a growing theory that many leaders in all genre’ of organizational leadership is being embraced by a more diverse and broader base of leadership is a “Family Systems” approach to leadership. … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Miracle Moment at Subway!

          Valentine’s Day in our family is a fairly important day! The tradition is that I get cards for my bride, Valerie, and my sons, as well as my grandson. I was really excited about the … Continue reading

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Daily Office: God Rewards those who are Faithful!

February 10, 2015 Morning “Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. For yet … 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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Musings Concerning the Transformational Coaching of Leaders

                One of my favorite adages reads as follows: “When just a few people try to do a lot of things, little gets done, but when a lot of people each do a … Continue reading

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