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GLS Taster Session with Joseph Grenny

Difficult Conversations – Joseph Grenny

Joseph Grenny gives an injection of leadership wisdom at Willow Creek Community Church to launch The Global Leadership Summit 2014 season. Grenny focuses on disproportionate influence in critical moments and how to understand it from a leadership perspective. Find out more about the Global Leadership Summit 2014

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A Leader’s Prayer – Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels’ closing prayer at his Summit 2003 session, ‘The Leader’s Edge': “God there is something very deep and dark within many of us that enjoys being the ‘WE’ and enjoys identifying who the ‘THEY’ would be. There’s something twisted and broken inside of many of us that wants to be one up and a […]

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The Leader’s Best Friend – Bill Hybels

‘…the power of the Holy Spirit is the leader’s best friend. The one who stands alongside you when leadership gets lonely… that’s the Holy Spirit. The one who guides and gives you strength when leadership gets confusing… that’s the Holy Spirit. The one who warns you of pitfalls and whispers words of renewal when you […]

Prayer, Cereal and the Restoration of the World – Rich Villodas

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s Daily Office ~ Prayer, Cereal and the Restoration of the World One of my most important spiritual disciplines is journaling. I try to journal 4-5 times a week, sometimes multiple times a day. Some weeks I get it right. Some weeks I don’t. This discipline has helped me to […]

Am I Becoming a More Mature, Differentiated Leader? – Pete Scazzero

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s Daily Office ~ Am I Becoming a More Mature, Differentiated Leader? One of the key tasks of leadership is to become increasingly differentiated. Our primary task, like Jesus, is to calmly differentiate our “true self” from the demands and voices around us, discerning the unique life the Father has […]

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Sabbath: Receiving Revelation in Rest – Pete Scazzero

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s Daily Office ~ Sabbath: Receiving Revelation in Rest When we miss the gift of rest, especially Sabbath rest, we miss so much of God. First, God comes to us with insights and truths that can only come when we rest. Our minds are not filled with our to do list […]

Top 12 Signs of Being in “Loving Union” – Pete Scazzero

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s Daily Office ~ Top 12 Signs of Being in “Loving Union” Jesus’ leadership flowed from a deep centeredness of loving union with his Father. His activity flowed from a total dependence and unceasing communion with him. He invites us to a similar relationship with him: “If you remain in me […]

Season of Change – Helen Paris

Life is so full of changes, like the seasons we enjoy – of spring that brings new life in abundance, old trees that had a skeletal appearance are being adorned with green leaves and barren shrubs blooming with flowers. I love what God does in this way – a new freshness in life. No matter […]

Forgiveness – The Most Difficult Spiritual Discipline – Pete Scazzero

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s prayer in the Daily Office, p130 ~ Forgiveness – The Most Difficult Spiritual Discipline At a Fuller Theological Seminary event I attended last week, a student from the Congo named Patrick asked an Anglican bishop, “How do you forgive those who have killed a member of your family?” The […]