Tag Archives: church leadership

  1. The importance of aligning expectations.

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    December 2, 2015 by cbbeard

    Disappointment.  Frustration.  Confusion.  Even anger.  It’s that feeling you get as a child when you are hoping for the hottest …
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  2. Successful Failure: How God changed my ministry perspective.

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    October 29, 2015 by cbbeard

    Sometimes God gives us what we want to show us that the focus of our desire is misguided.  Sometimes God …
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  3. A New (Old) Vision for Spiritual Formation

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    March 22, 2014 by cbbeard

    So what now?  What do you do when you realize that the road you are on doesn’t lead to your …
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  4. A crucial exercise for our church…(and for your church too!)

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    March 19, 2014 by cbbeard

    A few months ago, the leadership team of the church I serve participated in an exercise that was convicting and …
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  5. My Guilt Trip

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    August 20, 2013 by cbbeard

    Last week I took a trip.  It should have been an exciting, relaxing, and refreshing few days, and it was…mostly. …
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  6. Five Reasons I’m Excited Our Church Campus is Shrinking

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    May 8, 2013 by cbbeard

    Tomorrow our usable building space on our church campus will shrink.  The portable building we’ve used for offices, meetings, workspace, …
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  7. What if “Missional” is more than a fad?

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    April 10, 2013 by cbbeard

    Trust me, I get it.  Church leaders are tired of getting hoodwinked.  Church members are tired of being taken through …
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