I thought this blog by Brad Lomenick had some great insights on leadership self-assessment. Every leader who wants to be effective works at being self aware. Enjoy, Mel —————— How Known are You by You? April 1st, 2013 by bradlomenick For leaders, one of the hardest things we have to do is self-assessment. We have [...]
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– J. Gary Butler, Assistant To the District Superintendent For Church Health and Revitalization, Potomac District
“Dr. Mel Ming is one of the most insightful church leaders I have had the privilege of meeting. He and Steve Mills have developed the best church revitalization process I have seen in my forty years of ministry!”
– Boyd Powers, Secretary Treasurer, Oregon Ministry Network
“At the end of the two year journey, a church that works the process will end up with a ‘playbook’ for effectively advancing Christ’s mission in their local context and around the world.”
– Mike Axton, Lead Pastor, Brooklake Community Church, Federal Way, WA
“Over the last several years Leadership Development Resources has been a critical part for training of our core leadership team. Through the process they laid out for us, we have taken major steps in defining who we are and what we should do as a church in regards to style of ministry.”
– Doug Heisel, Senior Pastor, New Life Church, Alamo, CA
Our team has been thrilled with the results of working with Mel and Steve. They brought expertise, tools, and a plan that was customized to fit who were are and the mission God has called us to. We are now working smarter in order to reach our kingdom potential.
– Dean Curry, Senior Pastor, Life Center, Tacoma, WA
Mel and Steve were thoughtful, provocative and encouraging every step along the way. The process made us a better pastoral team and gave us more clarity as a church. It also gave me more confidence as a leader and I am grateful.
As I was driving in Spokane Tuesday, a funeral procession was coming my way. The car in front of me and I pulled over to the side of the road out of respect for the funeral. (Growing up this was considered common courtesy to the family and friends of someone who had died.) People behind [...]
A Creed (or credo in the Latin) is a statement of faith. It is often brief summary of what a person believes. The earliest Christian creed seems to be “Jesus is Lord!” (Romans 10:9; 1 Corinthians 12:3; 2 Corinthians 4:5; Philippians 2:11). Three simple words, but difficult for most of us to live. I believe [...]