The Place That Builds the “Best” Teams
The Wall Street Journal acknowledged that the United States Military academies are “the best business schools in the nation.” (Scott Snair, West
Teaming: The Skill of the Age
One reason teaming churches and teaming leaders are so needed today is because our world is so rapidly changing—arguably more than at any
Telling Each Other the Truth at Home
The world is made up of two kinds of people: peace-keepers and truth-tellers. Most people far prefer peace-keeping over truth-telling. Truth be
Elephant Hunting! – A Vital Skill for Teaming Leaders
Few things are more frustrating than sitting in on a “team meeting” and listening to the “team leader” talk about everything but the very issue
Teaming Insight: The Circles Jesus Drew
As churches endeavor to find more effective and fulfilling ways to engage people in ministry, the team approach is one that also fits the renewed
The #1 Essential for Your Ministry Team.
Trust is probably the most oft-mentioned and common ingredient within great ministry teams. Experts from all fields of team building agree on
A TEAMING LIFE INSIGHT: Elephant-Hunting!
When an elephant is in the room, hunt him down … but be careful and be prayerful. We have all experienced those times in discussions with our
Theology and Waffles!
My daughter was excited. Driving home from work with dad several years ago, my 4-year-old was eager to tell me of her joy. “I’m so excited, Dad.
The Honor Deficit
An honoring culture is one that is always flowing with regular praise and recognition. It is characterized by consistent mutual support and
The Most Misquoted Bible Passage at Weddings
The Biblical value of teams over individual efforts is described in resonant and simple terms in Ecclesiastes. It is especially interesting that,
NEW BOOK: The Teaming Church: Ministry in the Age of Collaboration
I am excited about a new book I have coming out this Fall (Abingdon Press). It is entitled The Teaming Church: Ministry in the Age of
Graceless moments. They have a way of sucking the life right out of us. They put the clamps on our spirits and keep us from breathing.