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Read “Leadership Lived: Clementa Pinckney and Open Doors” by Lovett H. Weems, Jr. at http://bit.ly/1NwuJfs.
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Be a failure-tolerant leader. The willingness to risk change and try new things is essential to congregational vitality and growth. http://bit.ly/1GpWi5m
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Quotable Leadership: “A constituent confers authority on the leader, not the other way around.” — James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
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“Today, we are no longer trying to reach only the ‘loyalty’ generation. We are also seeking the ‘relational’ generation.” 
Some may contend that there is a stark difference between evangelism and hospitality, but I believe that in twenty-first-century culture they are the same strategy reflected…
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How do Americans view faith groups? A new survey of perceptions of religious denominations provides some answers.
(RNS) Church is "like an ice cream parlor" -- we may stop by if we like the flavor, a new survey finds.
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“I’ve observed a few common habits that successful leaders have that may, in my opinion, separate them from less successful leaders.” — Pastor Ron Edmondson
I’m a student of leadership. I am consistently talking to, interviewing and learning from leaders I believe have been successful, regardless of their vocational field. If…
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Great idea! A Forth Worth, Texas, congregation is using a food truck to serve its neighbors and reach new disciples. http://bit.ly/1C51vDy
Fort Worth has an unusual new entrant in the food truck scene: Arlington Heights United Methodist Church.
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Summer is a great time for congregations to prepare for school-focused service initiatives in the coming year. The “Engaging Local Schools” Resource can help. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1Gzcy7y.
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Read “Eleven Questions for Getting to Know a New Congregation” at http://bit.ly/1Gsa8Yu.
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Download these free To the Point resources at http://bit.ly/1Mc4wSd.
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Read “Assertive and Humble Leadership” at http://bit.ly/1EYdVXX.
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Read “Check Your Website IMMEDIATELY” at http://bit.ly/1JYUC7O.
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