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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Need a Lift?

Posted By Dayton Birt / Maturing Leaders, re leaders / Comments are disabled

“Good leadership is a channel of water controlled by God; He directs it to whatever ends he chooses.” Proverbs 21:1 (The Message) With good leadership, everything improves. Leaders are lifters. They push the thinking of their teammates beyond old boundaries of creativity. They elevate others’ performance, making them better than they’ve ever been before. They […]