Month: June 2014

Subject to Change – Part 8

Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at three ways a leader can build trust–relationship, success, and personal transformation. While one of these three must take place in significant ways before a leader can lead change, there’s one more that can “seal the deal” either in favor of trust or compromise it completely. The final means for

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Subject to Change – Part 7

Last time, we discussed the second way a leader builds trust…through success. Let’s look at another way to bring this critical element of trust into our leadership efforts… A third means by which trust can be achieved is personal transformation. Here, we have decided to trust our pastor because of the impact his ministry has had on our

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Subject to Change – Part 6

Last time, we discussed the first way a leader builds trust…through relationship. Let’s look at a few more ways to bring this critical element of trust into our leadership efforts… The second way a leader builds trust is through success. Here, people begin to trust their pastor because he is successfully achieving the church’s goals.

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Subject to Change – Part 5

A leader builds trust in one of four ways—relationship, success, unblemished integrity, or personal transformation. Let’s consider each of these, discover how they build a foundation for change, and identify how much change each will allow a pastor to achieve before the ice beneath his feet begins to crack. First, trust is built through relationship. This used

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Subject to Change – Part 4

  Few things in life actually move at the speed we want them to. Most of us would speed up traffic, unless you’re that little old man in the farm truck that’s raising his bony fist at any who are crazy enough to drive more than 45 miles per hour. Generally, we would like for

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