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Don’t Be This Leader

There are a number of leadership styles. Some are better than others and some are a matter of taste or personality. But there is one style that I think is always unhealthy and unfortunately...

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Leadership and The Enemy Within

I enjoy the original Star Trek series and have been recently watching them from the first episode. As I was watching the episode, “The Enemy Within,” I could not help but think about the...

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3 Things Pastors Can Learn From Donald Trump 0

3 Things Pastors Can Learn From Donald Trump

During this election season, I must confess that I’m thankful that I’m a Canadian. My thoughts and prayers are with my American brothers and sisters. In some ways I’m surprised that Donald Trump has...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

Here are some leadership posts that I came across this week. You might find them helpful, so go check them out. 5 Questions Pastors Neglect in Sermon Prep – Charles Stone Eight Time Drainers...

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3 Leadership Podcasts You Should Listen To

As a pastor, an important part of my role is teaching. But just as important, if not more, is my role as a student. I need to be learning, not just more biblical and...

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Weekend Leadership Roundup

There is a tremendous amount of good Christian leadership content available for pastors and other leaders. Here is some of what I have found this week. 5 Signs Your Church Has Gone Too Far...

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Reaching Millennials

I will admit that I approached David Stark’s new book, Reaching Millennials, with a bit of caution. It all came down to the subtitle: Proven Methods for Engaging a Young Generation. I am always...

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5 Mistakes Pastors Make

Pastors are just as human as everyone else. This means that mistakes are made. The first step is to just be aware of these temptations. Here are five of the most common mistakes that...

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Leading Me

In the past decade and a half, there have been a tremendous amount of books written on leadership, some better than others. It is a good thing that people are interested in growing as...

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Steve Brown and Leading Me

I have known Steve Brown for about fifteen years. I have always been very impressed with his work with the Arrow Leadership Program. As I watched Steve operating in his gifts, I often asked...

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Brain Savvy Leaders

There are huge numbers of leadership books published each year, many of them saying much of the same things. Do we really need another book on leadership? Charles Stone, provides a very fresh perspective...

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How to Have Conflict With Your Pastor

This is not a guide of how to start conflict if you are currently in a good relationship with your pastor. Rather, this post will seek to give some suggestions on how to deal...

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Step by Step: A Conversation With Deane Proctor 0

Step by Step: A Conversation With Deane Proctor

This is a special interview for me as this one is with my pastor. I have known Deane Proctor for some time as we were both pastoring in the same denomination. When my family...

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Life Centred: A Conversation With Jason Boucher 0

Life Centred: A Conversation With Jason Boucher

The Church has been blessed with many talented pastors and it is my desire to introduce some of them to you. Jason Boucher is the Lead Pastor of Lifecentre in the Ottawa area. Although...

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Public Faith: A Conversation With Don Hutchinson 0

Public Faith: A Conversation With Don Hutchinson

I got to know Don Hutchinson when we were both working for the same organization. I have come to appreciate his passion for standing up for the rights of Christians both in Canada and...

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Leading Leaders: A Conversation With Steve Brown 0

Leading Leaders: A Conversation With Steve Brown

I have known Steve Brown for about 15 years. We met when he was the associate pastor at Church on the Rock and I was the associate pastor at Mount Hamilton Baptist Church, both...

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3 Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring is one of the most important relationships that you can be involved in. I am a firm believer in discipleship and the best way to disciple is through a mentoring relationship. Mentoring is...

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What We Can Learn From Mark Driscoll 0

What We Can Learn From Mark Driscoll

I am not interested in going into detail about Mark Driscoll’s recent problems. I feel as if leaders of “less successful” churches are watching with glee as this evangelical super-star falls from power. The...

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Churches, Pastors and the Disabled

When it comes to welcoming those with disabilities into a church, I come at it with two hats. One hat is as a father of two children with autism. The other hat is as...

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5 Frustrations of Pastoral Ministry (or Why Would Anyone Choose Pastoral Ministry?) 1

5 Frustrations of Pastoral Ministry (or Why Would Anyone Choose Pastoral Ministry?)

A guest post by Deane Proctor. This column risks coming off as some sort of pastoral pity-party but it’s really not meant to be. I’m very pleased and honored to have been called to...

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5 Essential Aspects of Being a Leader

People lead, whether or not they have an official position. Many people are leaders, the question is about whether they are good or bad leaders. I have learned a thing our two about leadership...

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Crazy Busy

A guest book review by Deane Proctor, pastor of Queensway Baptist Church of Crazy Busy. Like most Christian leaders, the number of books in my “to read” pile is getting out of hand. Too little time,...

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Leadership Lessons from Captain Kirk 0

Leadership Lessons from Captain Kirk

As a Star Trek fan (not a Trekkie), I appreciate these leadership lessons from Captain Kirk put together by Alex Knapp at Forbes.  You can read all about it here.

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