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HONORING THE LIFE & LEGACY OF MR. MOSES E. KING

Posted By Crisman White / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders / Comments are disabled

REFLECTIONS FROM THE DIRECTOR: MARCH 2016 HONORING THE LIFE & LEGACY OF MR. MOSES E. KING On February 29th, 2016, IPHC church statesman Mr. Moses E. King passed away. I did not have the privilege of knowing or being around Mr. King as well or as often as others in the WMMD, but some of […]

An Appeal to Heaven… Now!

Posted By Crisman White / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders, Uncategorized / Comments are disabled

The year was 1775 and our country was just about to face their greatest battle on American soil, it was the beginning of the American Revolution. At that time the British (the most powerful military in the world) was occupying Boston and problems in the colonies were rising. George Washington wanted to intercept incoming British […]

THE CHALLENGE OF PRAYER

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders, re leaders / Comments are disabled

by PAUL SANTHOUSE Moody Publishers A. W. Tozer sets pastors apart from other men. Laymen have their role, but pastors are charged with alarming, arousing, challenging, and bringing life.* Pastors bring “God’s present voice to a particular people.” These are significant duties, yet the pastor’s work doesn’t stop there. He must remain “under the constant […]

Ministry Leadership Questions

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Multiplying Churches, re churches / Comments are disabled

Ministry Leadership Questions Ministry is too important to be done haphazardly. We can’t just say, “I’ll give it my best shot!” We need to think them through. Ministries must be good stewards of all they’ve been given, so plan strategically. Here are seven important questions suggested by Pastor Rick Warren, any healthy ministry should be […]

Know Your Work Style

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders, re leaders / Comments are disabled

Knowing Your Work Style Can Help You Avoid Burnout by Donald Miller Recently I read Tom Paterson’s book Living the Life You Were Meant to Live and enjoyed it a great deal. I even took part in a 2-day life plan evaluation with somebody who works with Tom’s system (Pete Richardson in Colorado) and, together, […]

Class is in Session!

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders, re leaders / Comments are disabled

An important question that leaders should ask is, “Am I investing in myself? Solomon said it like this: “A wise man will hear and increase learning” (Proverbs 1:5, NIV). Actually the whole introductory paragraph in Proverbs is a powerful statement about lifelong learning for leadership development. Here it is from The Message: A Manual for […]

Trade Offs

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Making Disciples, re disciples / Comments are disabled

No matter how hard you try, you can’t “have it all.” Life’s too short! There are tradeoffs you must be willing to make. by definition, “trade-off” is “a giving up of one thing in return for another.” You might also say “exchange.” With God it is always letting go of the little in my hand […]

How to Create an Environment That Values Questions

Posted By Crisman White / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders, re leaders / Comments are disabled

Creating an environment where people are willing to ask and answer questions leads to high morale and positive results. It is an environment where questions are valued and the answers of the team make a difference. Here’s how you can do that: Value each team member: When leaders ask questions and really listen, they show […]

My One Word

Posted By Dayton Birt / Bishop's Blog, Maturing Leaders / Comments are disabled

Change Your Life with Just One Word by Dayton Birt 87% of adults –more than 206 million people-create new goals and resolutions every year! Yet, 50% of resolutions will fail by the end of January! By now, you know which resolutions have fallen short. The problem is we set “to-do” goals instead of “to-be” goals. […]