The Destination or The Journey
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The Destination or The Journey

  By Elaine May, CRCNA Women’s Leadership Developer Deuteronomy 34: 1-12 “Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of...
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Child-like: Courageous Like Children
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Child-like: Courageous Like Children

Photo Unsplash Text: Matt 18:1-5 By Edie Lenz, Churches Learning Change My son LOVES American Ninja Warrior. If you are...
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Child-Like: Vulnerable as Children
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Child-Like: Vulnerable as Children

Photo: Unsplash Text: Matt 18:1-5 Vulnerable as Children By Edie Lenz, Churches Learning Change Children are often referred to as...
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Child-like?  Curiosity and Wonder of Children
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Child-like? Curiosity and Wonder of Children

Photo: Unsplash Text: Matt 18:1-5 By Greg Town, Churches Learning Change I’m hoping you’ve had the joy of sitting with...
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Thoughts on the Christmas Season: Game On Part 4
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Thoughts on the Christmas Season: Game On Part 4

Photo: Unsplash “Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to...
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Thoughts for the Christmas Season: Part 3 Game On
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Thoughts for the Christmas Season: Part 3 Game On

Photo: Unsplash “Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to...
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Thoughts for Christmas: Game on Part 2
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Thoughts for Christmas: Game on Part 2

Photo Unsplash Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, "Glory to...
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Game On — Christmas Thoughts Part 1
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Game On — Christmas Thoughts Part 1

By Larry Doornbos, Director Vibrant Congregations A central reality of the birth of Christ is this--God's proclamation "game on." Here's...
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Child-Like Leaders?
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Child-Like Leaders?

Photo Ben White on Unsplash.con Text: Matt 18:1-5 Beloved Children By Greg Town Churches Learning Change I know very few...
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We Need a Team
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We Need a Team

Photo: Unsplash In this series of 4 devotions, Liz shares lessons from her journey as a visionary leader called to...
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The Power of Encouragement
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The Power of Encouragement

Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash In this series of 4 devotions, Liz shares lessons from her journey as a...
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Listening to the Stories of Others
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Listening to the Stories of Others

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash In this series of 4 devotions, Liz shares lessons from her journey as a...
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What are we Building: Building Materials
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What are we Building: Building Materials

Written by Larry Doornbos, Director of Vibrant Congregations Text: 1 Corinthians 3 Leaders build. They build a sanctuary in time,...
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What are we Building: The Body of Christ
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What are we Building: The Body of Christ

written by Larry Doornbos Text: 1 Corinthians 12 Leaders build. They build a sanctuary in time, a community of joy,...
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I Know the Plans
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I Know the Plans

Rev. Liz Testa Women’s Transformation and Leadership and Equity-Based Hospitality Reformed Church in America Vibrant Leadership Devotion #1 In this...
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What are We Building: A House on a Rock
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What are We Building: A House on a Rock

Text Matthew 7:21-27 Leaders build. They build a sanctuary in time, a community of joy, and a city on a...
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Leaders Finish Well
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Leaders Finish Well

by Reginald Smith, Director of Diversity CRCNA In the summer of 2015, I was tired and angry at my church....
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Leaders Do Hard Things
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Leaders Do Hard Things

written by Reginald Smith, Director of Diversity CRCNA Let’s admit that having conversations with people who disagree with you is...
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Leaders Cultivate Meaning
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Leaders Cultivate Meaning

written by Reginald Smith, Director of Diversity CRCNA Augustine loved being a playboy and enjoying the fruit of high living....
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Leaders Say Yes to Life
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Leaders Say Yes to Life

Written by Reginald Smith, Director of Diversity CRCNA In a recent book I read by best-selling author Bruce Feiler on...
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