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boring

7 Reasons Your Sermons Are Boring

If there’s one thing you never set out to be as a leader or communicator, it’s boring. And yet everyone who communicates, preaches or even tries to persuade someone of an idea has discovered that sinking sense that you’re sermon just isn’t as riveting as it could be. Or that you’re dull. Even when you’re preaching the…

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CCLP 020: Danielle Strickland on Becoming a Great Communicator, Knowing When It’s Time to Move On and Being a Rebel At Heart

In many eyes (including mine), Danielle Strickland is one of the best communicators of our generation, and she’s Canadian. Danielle talks about how she discovered she was a communicator, walks us through her preparation process for speaking and preaching, and talks about how being a teenage rebel prepared her to serve in an established church…

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affair

If You’re Going to Have An Affair in 2018, It’s Probably This One

So could you end up having an affair as a leader–even as a well-intentioned Christian leader? I think the answer is absolutely.  Obviously, some leaders have emotional or sexual affairs with people to whom they are not married. As heartbreaking, future-altering and faith-shattering as those affairs can be, there’s another kind of affair you’re actually far more likely…

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Mistakes

7 Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes

Blown it lately? Haven’t we all? Somewhere, somehow, some way, we mess up. Reguarly. Despite our best intentions. It’s tempting to think top leaders become great at what they do because they make very few mistakes. Surprinsgly, what makes leaders great is not that they stop making mistakes. What makes them great is how they…

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