• 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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    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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    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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    3 Keys to Meeting Your Needs

    School Leadership

    Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, said, “Change is the only constant in life.” Our lives are continually changing. Sometimes it can feel like we’re in a constant state of transition. We can all likely relate, leading a school and constantly going from one thing to the next. We’re all trying to discover the balance between work,…

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    Leading with Discernment

    School Leadership

    Discernment, or distinguishing between spirits, seems to be a gift the Church doesn’t talk about very often. Personally, I know that if I was teaching about spiritual giftings a few years ago, I’d kind of skim over discernment, because I didn’t understand it well enough to talk about it. Now, I’ve grown in that gifting…

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    Divorcing Fear & Control

    School Leadership

    We usually think of control as someone using manipulation or aggression to get their way, but there are many other ways control can creep in. Any time we take something off the Lord’s plate of responsibility and place it on ours, we are trying to control a situation or outcome. This comes from a place…

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    Building Buy-In

    School Leadership

    “Buy-in” is a powerful thing. You need your team to buy-in to your vision, and it strengthens your ability to reach your goals and impact the kingdom. Building buy-in is a crucial skill for school leaders, as you will have future team members cycle through your school, especially interns and volunteers. It Starts With Your…

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    Are You a Lover of People or A Pastor?

    School Leadership

    It’s hard to imagine the a difference between loving people and being a pastor. In fact, it seems like the core requirement of being a pastor is to love people ridiculously well. While loving people is a requirement of being a pastor, not everyone who loves well is a pastor. Churches are full of people…

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    Navigating Dark Seasons

    School Leadership

    Life has many different seasons. Some seasons are full of feats and victories; these are the mountaintop seasons. During the mountaintop seasons it feels like life is amazing. It seems like nothing can stop what God is doing. It is these mountaintop seasons where most of us want to stay. A mountaintop season is sometimes…

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