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Rocky ground

Rocky ground

When people feel called to a difficult mission field, make sure they have a history of fruitfulness where the ground is fertile. They need to have demonstrated the capacity for effective ministry. Otherwise, how would you expect any different results where the ground...

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Organizing for results

Organizing for results

I had a great coaching conversation recently with a ministry leader in which we strategically organized his time and energy to get the specific results he was looking for. Q: What do you want to see happen? A: I want to start a movement-- something that is...

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Don’t underestimate the Holy Spirit

Don’t underestimate the Holy Spirit

People can listen to the Holy Spirit better than you think they can. At a recent consultation I did, I started out the way I usually do: meeting with the leaders to unpack their strengths, concerns, and vision. Then I led them into a time of questions and listening to...

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How organic change leads to organizational change

How organic change leads to organizational change

So we know from yesterday’s blog entry that trying to institute coaching from the top down most often doesn't work. Implementation is spotty. You have some key people who won't participate. Leaders don’t model the behavior. Quality suffers. People start saying that...

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Opening the door to organic change

Opening the door to organic change

For groups that want to build in coaching throughout their ministry, the initial thinking usually organizational. Who needs to approve it? How will we structure it? Whose permission do we need? How will we run the trainings? That can work well if you're able to get...

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A diagram for change

A diagram for change

  Sometimes if you want to see change, you need to change your assumptions about yourself and about your ministry. Take a look at the diagram below from Releasing Your Church's Potential. The upper right portion, transformational, is where change works and...

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Love God | Love Others | Make Disciples Welcome to the Logan Leadership Blog! Browse by category below to view posts, as well as free and premium resources for each individual topic, or scroll down to browse all our blog posts organized by date. If you'd like to...

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