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Being Direct

October 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Communication, Culture, Elders, Ministry

Every eldership I have ever worked with I have told up front that I will trust them and that I expect for them to tell me anything I would need to know including any criticism that they are directing toward me. This is a very important thing to establish in any important relationship. Often we […]

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SWOT Analysis: A Helpful Tool for Understanding Organizations

August 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Elders, Equipping, Paradigm Issues

In preparation for teaching at the Pepperdine Lectures in May Charles Kiser introduced Eric Brown and I to SWOT Analysis. I have been a fan ever since. Here is a diagram that will help you wrap your mind around it. This framework helps you identify what internal and external resources and liabilities and organization. This […]

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Recommended Reading List for Elders

April 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books, Christianity, Elders, Religion

I¬†occasionally¬†get books for our elders that I think might be helpful to them and to the church. Here are some of the books that would be a benefit for an eldership to read. If you guys add books in the comments that you think should be on this list I will add them in. I […]

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