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3 Reasons to Heed Limits in Your Leadership
As leaders, we naturally get frustrated by limits. But we can use them to our advantage.
worry. It will all work out.” There is a difference between faith and foolishness. Discernment is essential. 2. Ignoring limits hurts you and those you lead. By
3 Questions to Ask a Counselor Before You Get Started
How to discern if he or she is the right person to counsel you
Do you have space to begin counseling?” In those precious moments between receiving that email and setting up a phone call, I pray for wisdom and discernment for both of us as we
Christian Leaders Disagree, So Who Deserves My Vote?
How Christian voters can rightly discern political issues.
For Christian voters, navigating the waters of politics during an election season can pose challenges, and it requires discernment. In recent months, religious
The 10 Percent Grace Rule: Judging Without Being Judgmental
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace?
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace? Christian UnityOctober 14, 2016. The
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
marriage, and suffering. “On the other hand, the prevalence of Bible teachers also seems to have dulled some people's discernment,” Breeding added. “If a
Confessions of a Former ‘It’ Church Pastor
We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded.
Confessions of a Former 'It' Church Pastor. We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded. Anonymous. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share.
My Journey Into Spiritual Direction
Recognizing God's work in your life usually requires a guide.
life and ministry. Decision-Making and Discernment. The distinction between decision-making and discernment has also become important. When I try
Three Reasons Women Go to Seminary
I asked women across the country: Why are you here?
decided to “try” seminary. Instead, it was typically a long, fraught process of discernment. Some of the women fled their calling for years. Because of the
Our Top 9 Resources on Calling
Here's help to understand God's voice, to live it out, and to help others do the same.
Our Top 9 Resources on Calling. Here's help to understand God's voice, to live it out, and to help others do the same. Marshall Shelley. 0; tweet; link. share;
Don’t Lose Sight of Scripture
How can we follow Christ if we don’t know how he wants to be followed?
hope they are right. Utilizing our spirit of discernment, we have to secure a position of confidence in Christ that only God can appoint us to. I want to encourage
Leadership Journal reviews
Discernment. Leadership Journal reviews. 0; 2013). The Facts: The final volume of Henri Nouwen's spiritual trilogy explores four avenues of discernment.
Lead Me On: Discernment for Dummies
Believing the truth is a team sport
Lead Me On: Discernment for Dummies. Raise your hand if you can get behind a cause called "Discernment Is Not for the Faint of Heart.". For honorary president, I recommend Tamar.
Why Churches Lose Their Way
Joe Thorn discusses how congregations can rediscover the biblical basis of who they are and what they’re called to do.
Why Churches Lose Their Way. Joe Thorn discusses how congregations can rediscover the biblical basis of who they are and what they're called to do.
Pastoring NewSpring Church after Perry Noble
Clayton King never expected to be a senior pastor. Now he leads one of the largest churches in America.
So I prayed about it, and I wanted to make sure my wife felt peace in her heart. I don't make any big decision without running it by my wife because of her spiritual gift of discernment.
The Discerning Leader
Honing your sensitivity to the Spirit
For the most part, of course, they're not. They require discernment. What is discernment? Encyclopedia.com defines discernment as "perception in the absence of judgment.".
Preaching Paradox and the Paradox of Preaching
Dangling questions can be more powerful than trite answers.
The apostle Paul had similar concerns about the Ephesian believers, who, for lack of discernment, could be like “infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there
Include Your Children in Life-Changing Decisions
God is working in their lives too
surface through our children. A keen attentiveness to their thoughts in the context of potential change often leads to clarity in discernment. Phrases like “I
What to Say at an Awkward Funeral?
A case study in leadership discernment: How to eulogize one whose spiritual condition is doubtful at best.
What to Say at an Awkward Funeral? A case study in leadership discernment: How to eulogize one whose spiritual condition is doubtful at best. Chris