• Pursuing Revival Online

    School Structure

    As we finish the 2020-2021 school year, we want to share with you some insights about hosting a school of supernatural ministry online. Over the next few months we will share some student’s experiences as well as our own, but first we want to share with you the basis of how we run an online…

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    Boundaries or Burnout

    Leadership

    It’s Okay to Not Be Okay I recently went on a ministry trip to one of our schools. It was a hard few months leading up to the trip. I lost someone close to me, survived helping my kids through distance learning during COVID, all while trying to work from home. I remember thinking, “I…

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    Start From the Beginning: The Importance of Identity in Schools

    School Culture

    “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.’” Genesis 1:26 At BSSM, we often say our first year focuses on building identity. In fact, a verse students hear over and over in first year is 1 Peter 2:9, “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation,…

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    Mission Statements & Elevator Pitches

    School Leadership

    “Marketing” can sound like a terrible thing, especially when it comes to schools of supernatural ministry and churches. But the reality is, if people don’t know what you do, they can’t support you. Today, we’re going to take some time to talk about the importance of mission statements and “elevator pitches.” Mission Statements Your “why”…

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    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)

    Development Leadership School Culture School Leadership

    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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