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coaching

The Heart of a Coach

Over the last decade the term coaching has taken on a new meaning in our quest to develop leaders. This art of helping others has not just morphed into one of the largest movements in our nation’s history of developing leaders, it has...

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leadership culture

Creating a Culture of Leaders

Where do I find high-capacity leaders? That’s a question and challenge any leader of an organization has asked. When it comes to leadership, you can’t recruit high-level leaders without first developing a culture to do so.

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leadership development

Creating Courageous Leaders

Courage is an essential characteristic of leaders. Through a recent study of Joshua’s leadership, I was again convicted that, for godly leadership, courage is absolutely essential. After all, God told...

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Leadership Coaching

15 Key Traits of an Effective Coach

The significance of coaching is consistent throughout the Bible. From the beginning of Creation, God designed us to be in relationship and coaching flows out of relationships. Good coaches pull out the best behaviors and characteristics that...

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Ivan Veldhuizen

Teach for Change, Not for Learning

In my last week as pastor of Edinbrook Church (now over four years ago), I reflected on my journey as their pastor over a period of 16 years. I share this truth with you because I’ve been reminded how significant it is.

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Church Health

5 states of church health

Converge Church Strengthening is a work in progress. We asked three Converge leaders to tell us where it's headed. 

>>> What are the five states of church health?

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develop leaders

How to stay mentally tough in the midst of ministry chaos

I don’t know about you, but I am finding I need to work harder these days to maintain a healthy attitude. 

The chaos of this worldfrom terrorism to politics and natural disasters to human crueltycan be so...

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American Christianity

The new American religion

From our earliest beginnings we accommodated slavery into the core of our documents and our lifestyle, in violation of the Word of God. We worshiped Deism (Thomas Jefferson) and Transcendentalism/Unitarianism (John Adams), rejecting the person...

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American Christianity

Is the U.S. a Christian nation or not?

The call of following Christ in America has never been more daunting. We find ourselves caught in crazy currents that give us spiritual vertigo. It’s a mess out there. Political mess. Cultural and racial mess. Moral mess. And while we must...

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Easter 2016

Making the most of your Easter opportunity

"Anyone will come to church on Easter." That's a phrase our church leaders said over and over at our church. We said it because we evidenced it each Easter, year after year. We all know Easter is the greatest celebration of the...

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