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July 17 – Leadership – Teamwork

Read 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 and 12:20-25 “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” – 1 Corinthians 9:24 Have you … Continue reading

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July 16 – Leadership – Release

Read Luke 10:1-23 Having very athletic grandkids, I have attended many sporting competitions. While waiting for the games to begin, I have gotten in the habit of watching coaches and their leadership skills… or lack thereof. There are the “Micro … Continue reading

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July 15 – Leadership – Equip

Read Ephesians 4:11-14 “We’re following the leader, the leader, the leader.  We’re following the leader, wherever he may go!” Playing “Follow the Leader” at recess was always one of my favorite things. Everyone would get in a line and we … Continue reading

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July 14 – Leadership – Invite

Read 1 Corinthians 11:1 A few years ago, my husband, Jon, and I were asked to be co-adult leaders for a team of teens on a short-term mission trip to southern California to put on a Bible School for a … Continue reading

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July 13 – Leadership – Guarding Against Negative Influence

Read Galatians 5:7-9 Have you ever heard the saying “You are who you hang out with”? When I’ve heard that in the past, I used to believe it was absolutely ridiculous and would say, “I don’t care what people think, … Continue reading

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July 12 – Leadership – Feedback

Read Proverbs 19:20 Getting feedback from others is complicated. I’m not sure any of us naturally enjoys it, though you can learn to love it. Feedback, generally, has two features – highlighting the positive and, second, identifying what needs work … Continue reading

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July 11 – Leadership – Conflict

Read Matthew 18:15-17 If you’ve worked with people for any amount of time, then you know that humans are messy and imperfect. Including you and me. Working with others is hard. Leading others is even harder.  Unfortunately, there will be … Continue reading

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July 10 – Leadership – Service

Read Mark 10:35-45 Since making the decision to go into full time ministry and getting the opportunity to do so at Grace Church in Wooster, I have been in a season of observing and learning. Coming into an internship in … Continue reading

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July 9 – Leadership – Humility

Read Philippians 2:1-11 Over the years, I have spent a great deal of time studying and learning from great leaders. Thankfully, I have not had to look hard or far to find men and women that have inspired me to … Continue reading

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July 8 – Leadership

Read Matthew 5:13-16 Leadership.  Interesting word.  According to a survey done over 10 years ago, there were over 15,000 books in print about leadership.  15,000!  What images immediately come to your mind when you think of leadership.  Do you think … Continue reading

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