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Jonathan and Verna Del Turco on working with your spouse in ministry

CNLP 141: Jonathan and Verna Del Turco on Working with Your Spouse in Ministry, Overcoming Tough Times and Leading Well at Home and in Ministry Over Four Decades

It’s one thing to be married for decades. It’s another to be a couple of who works together in ministry. How do you do it over the long haul without sacrificing your family, your church or killing each other? In a remarkably candid interview, Jonathan and Verna Del Turco share their secrets and talk about…

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leading change

7 Ways Otherwise Great Leaders Blow It When Leading Change

Almost every leader I’ve ever met wants to change something. If I asked you right now what you’d love to change in your church or organization, you’d probably be able to offer an answer within seconds. Some of you want to change everything. If you don’t want to change anything, you’re probably not a leader. The…

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busy leaders

Why Busy Leaders Make Bad Leaders

Ask a lot of people how they are, and they’ll shoot you a single word answer: Busy. If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that’s a pet peeve of mine. I hate it when people tell me they’re busy. What does that really accomplish in the first place? Nothing. How does it help the person you’re talking to?…

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run a church

4 Bad Ways to Run a Church — And One Good One

Something’s driving your church.  There are a variety of things that run a church…the challenge for many church leaders is no one is really quite clear on what that is. What drives your church is critical because it impacts everything you do. Ultimately, it directly impacts both your health and your growth as a congregation. As…

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Reggie Joiner

20 Life and Leadership Lessons I Learned From Reggie Joiner

I’ve been at the Rethink Leadership and Orange Conferences this week in Atlanta. If you’ve never been you’re missing out. I’ve had the privilege of working closely with Reggie Joiner over a number of years. We have written together, traveled together and spoken together and even started the Rethink Leadership conference together. But more than that, he’s…

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banish

7 Things Every Leader Should Banish Starting Today

As a leader, there are things you do every day. Some help—others, not so much. I’ve found that as I’ve grown as a leader, I’ve regularly had to change how I think, how I lead and even what I say. Fortunately, there are hacks you can learn along the way that will help you get…

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