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The Artisan Soul Seminars with Erwin McManus

The Artisan Soul Seminar with Erwin McManus 12 February Stafford  |  14 February Bracknell     Overview | Speaker | Schedule | Brochure | Fees | Terms | BOOK HERE NOTE: 15% Discount until 30 January 2015: Use promotional code TAS15     About the Seminar It’s so critical that every human being understand that at their […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Leading from Your True Self – Rich Villodas

~ image text from Pete Scazzero’s prayer in the Daily Office, p149 ~ Leading from Your True Self Last week at our New Life “Kardia” Leadership conference, we invited Dr. Robert Mulholland to speak to over 175 ministry leaders from New Life on “Leading from your true self.” Throughout the day, he unpacked the themes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Leadership from the Inside Out Part 5: A Well-Ordered Heart – Rob Hare

Do you remember the classic comedy Fawlty Towers?  John Cleese played the character of Basil Fawlty – definitely not a man with a ‘well-ordered heart!’  Basil was probably the most stressed out, over-worked, insulting, manipulating, cynical hotel owner that ever existed!  Of course being a Christian does not mean that life runs smoothly – although […]