• 7 Prophetic Words for 2021

    School Culture

    Hello School Leaders! Our team would like to wish you a very happy New Year. We are praying you are full of expectation for what is to come. Our team has taken some time to pray over you and we wanted to encourage you with some prophetic words for the New Year. Take some time…

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    Developing Big People (Pt. 2)

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    Last month in part one of Developing Big People, we interviewed Pastor Bill Johnson, Ruth and Steve Moore and BSSM Revival Group Pastor, Joel Power and they shared four keys to developing the individuals on your leadership team; 1. Know Your People, 2. Build Buy In, 3. Establish Culture, and 4. Destroy Insecurity. This month…

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    Developing Big People

    School Culture

    A few months ago on the blog we looked at “7 Team Exercises to Build Unity on Your Team.”  We want to peel it back another layer this month and next month to look at some practical ways you can develop the individuals you are leading.  “One of my main goals with our school, I…

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    Finding Value in Student Handbooks

    School Culture

    Over the years we’ve discovered the necessity of a handbook for our students. A handbook sets the tone for schools, sets expectations, and walks students through what school is going to be like. You can’t expect students to follow rules and culture if they don’t know what the rules and culture are, and as you…

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    Oil On The Beard

    School Culture

    Unifying Your Team “Everyone takes out the trash.” I’ll never forget those words. It was my hiring interview at a coffee shop, and my manager was explaining to me the culture of the work staff and team. His point was not that I needed to take out the trash, but that as manager he was…

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    Follow Us as We Follow Christ

    School Culture

    Building a Culture within Your Team I love a verse of the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 11:1 that says: “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” It stirs in me such a fascination about how as leaders, we can actually reproduce people. As leaders, we follow Christ and others get to…

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    Raising up the Redeemed Eve

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    Empowering Women to be the Leaders They Were Designed to Be  Genesis 3:16. A curse was spoken over every woman that would ever walk the face of the earth. Adam and Eve sinned and the Lord spoke, “Wives, you shall be ruled by your husbands.”  John 19:30. When Jesus died on the cross, He declared:…

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    7 Exercises to Build Unity on Your Team

    School Leadership

    Last month we had the pleasure of hearing from one of our former third years, Clara. In her blog post, she shared about the importance of building a culture of encouragement in your school. It’s important as leaders to model on your team what you want your students to look like. Developing a team that…

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    How to Build a Culture of Encouragement

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    Encouragement is a powerful tool to see Heaven come to Earth, especially when working on a team. But it is often underestimated. To encourage is to inspire with courage, spirit and confidence. Leaders who express love have the most buy-in from their people. In this post, we will explore the power of encouragement and how…

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    The Benefits of Year-End Evaluations

    School Culture

    Did you know that at the end of every school year, BSSM dissects every aspect of the school? From elective courses to main session speakers to outreach, we look at everything we’re doing and decide if it’s working, what can be improved, what’s not working, and what the Lord wants us to focus on in…

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