Tag Archive: Theology

Some Responses to the Leadership Gathering with Bill Hybels – Anthony Clarke

Subsequent to his post on Chemistry, Anthony attended the Leaders Gathering Day at Stafford and shares his thoughts here… 
It was good to be there for the day. Bill is an excellent speaker and communicator, and as he told some of his story, it enabled me to make much more sense of some of the things he …

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When is Something the Church? – James Emery White

I once sat in the boardroom of a prominent Christian business leader who proclaimed that his business was just as much the “church” as any other enterprise.
I thought to myself, “Um, no, it’s not.”
 
A company is not the body of Christ instituted as the hope of the world by Jesus Himself, chronicled breathtakingly by Luke …

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The Highs and Lows of Leading an Arts & Worship Ministry Part 5

The Arts Roundtable:
Five ministry leaders get together to discuss the highs and lows of leading an arts ministry
Participants:
Brian Petak, Fellowship Bible Church, Brentwood, Tennessee
Butch Whitmire, Granger Community Church, Granger, Indiana
Manuel Luz, Oak Hills Church, Folsom, California
Amy Anderson, Eagle Brook Church, White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Stan Durham, Fellowship of the Woodlands, The Woodlands, Texas
                                    

If you were speaking …

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Chemistry in Church – Anthony Clarke

Anthony Clarke

Following a recent conversation with a WCA staff member,  Anthony Clarke was invited to present his concerns about Willow Creek’s emphasis on chemistry in leadership teams:

Chemistry in Church

by Anthony Clarke, Tutor in Pastoral Studies and Community Learning, Regent’s Park College, Oxford
One of the great and continual questions in all groups is the relationship between those …

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Myth 2: Volunteers Are Only Capable of Doing the Busy Work of the Church

Extract from Bill Hybels’ article, The Seven Myths of Volunteerism
Myth 2: Volunteers Are Only Capable of Doing the Busy Work of the Church
By this I refer to the myth that volunteers are only capable of doing repetitive tasks that the paid staff doesn’t really want to mess with. That they’re only capable of doing the …

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The Composition of Integrity – Henry Cloud Interview

Article from WillowNews. Executive editor, Paul Braoudakis, sat down with Clynical Psychologist and Author Henry Cloud to discuss his book, Integrity, and what it means to church leaders.
What’s the difference between integrity and character?
Cloud: If you’re going to build an airplane, you choose a metal that’s going to be able to meet the demands that …

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Whispers: Hearing God and Responding – Bill Hybels Video Interview

Does God still speak? If so, how can you know whether what you think you might be hearing from God really is from God? In this video interview Jim Mellado asks Bill Hybels some specific questions about whispers from God, such as:

How do you address the subject without it sounding weird?
Why do people shy away …

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