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363GLS – How Do You Lead Change? – Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels shares his leadership insights.

TRANSCRIPT: How Do You Lead Change?
A few years ago we had Carly Fiorina who used to be the CEO of Hewlett-Packard. She was called the most powerful business woman in the world 5 years in a row by Fortune Magazine…brilliant lady. She’s become a Christian and she actually just helped me …

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363GLS – What are the Key Leadership Roles that Will Take Your Church into Its Preferred Future? – Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels shares his leadership insights.

TRANSCRIPT: What are the Key Leadership Roles?
If I ask you, “How many key seats do you have in your church? Okay, how many key seats? What are the key leadership roles that will take your church into its preferred future?”
Okay, now, let’s just play with this a little bit. In …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 4: The Plan – John Truscott


This time I build on the three foundations of job description, person profile and employment terms to create a plan for the worker that will give them a right balance of challenge and support. Getting that balance just right is your responsibility. It will be different for each person you manage. No, not easy!
Personal aims
You …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 3: The Foundations – John Truscott


We’ve considered your attitude and personality. Now for something much more basic.
You cannot manage anyone if you do not understand what they are supposed to be achieving, the kind of person you need them to be, and the context of the employment agreement.
If you manage someone, your job is to ensure you both know these …

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Messy Spiritual Leadership Part 5 – John Burke


Messy Spiritual Leadership, cont.
Let’s talk about the messy leadership that cultivates environments where people far from God can grow up to become His church. How do we lead like that?
I believe first we have to cultivate the soil with grace-giving acceptance. Grace is the environment where people grow best – where people begin to experience …

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Messy Spiritual Leadership Part 4 – John Burke


Messy Spiritual Leadership, cont.
What did Jesus’ ministry look like? Messy! Isn’t that what the religious leaders of his day had a hard time with – how messy it was?

He was hanging out with ethically corrupt tax collectors and former prostitutes and the partying sinners of his day – messy people, like the Samaritan woman. She …

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Messy Spiritual Leadership Part 3 – John Burke


Messy Spiritual Leadership, cont.
Are you willing to get your hands dirty?
Before you answer that, let me tell you about a few leaders in our church. These people are fully following Christ and now they’re leading others spiritually but when they first came to our church it was downright messy:

• Brian was an atheist. He got …

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Messy Spiritual Leadership Part 2 – John Burke


Messy Spiritual Leadership
I want to talk about messy spiritual leadership. I want to talk about the messy leadership required for the church to grow up out of the emerging cultural realities around us.

The Apostle Paul writes to a very messy church in 1 Corinthians 3 and he says this, ‘I planted the seed, Apollos watered …

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Messy Spiritual Leadership Part 1 – John Burke


Cultivating the Soil
Every year I plant flowers around this big tree right in the middle of our front yard, but when I first made that flower bed I had to seek advice because, quite honestly, I’m not good with plants. My wife isn’t either. In fact, I think between the two of us, we’ve killed …

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Leading in New Cultural Realties – John Burke, GLS 2008 Main Session

Session Outline
I. Cultivating the Soil
II. Messy Spiritual Leadership
III. Grace-Giving Acceptance
IV. Authentic, Confessing Community
V. Constant Connection to Jesus
Team Process Tools
1. Personal Reflection: Write down the key insight from this session that you can personally take away?
2. John described several barriers to grace for people in his community. Brainstorm with your team about what barriers to grace exist for …

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