Links of the Week (4/29/17)

Links of the Week

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20 Life and Leadership Lessons I Learned from Reggie Joiner by Carey Nieuwhof

While Reggie Joiner is passionate about families, he’s also one of the very best leaders I’ve ever met – anywhere. He’s creatively brilliant and strategically laser focused. And he’s an incredible friend to many. I think anyone who knows Reggie would agree.

But I thought you might like to learn from Reggie the way I’ve learned from him. So I thought I’d highlight 20 leadership lessons I’ve learned from Reggie over the years.

 This Ingredient is Necessary for Effective Ministry by Frank Viola

In the secular world, it is universally understood that in order to succeed in life, one must read. Entrepreneurs constantly talk about how those at the top of the financial ladder read at least one book a week. The more wisdom gleaned from others, the better one leads and succeeds.

The Lie We Tell Ourselves by Brian Jones

Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman said, “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.”

This is especially true for Senior Pastors of churches.

How to Make your Ministry Resume Stand Out by Thom Rainer

Ministry resumes are a frequent topic for questions. So on today’s episode we discuss all the details that go into a good resume.

Complete Content From 16 ReThink Leadership and Orange Speakers by Brian Dodd

This is one of my favorite events of the year.  It literally takes months to process everything contained in these 425 leadership quotes.  I am already looking forward to next year.

Rookie Preacher Article

Do Not Forget to Recognize Your Administrative Team Today by Joe Hoagland

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Written by Joe Hoagland

Joe is a pastor at Rise Church in Marion, Oh. He is married to his awesome wife Jenna and they have one daughter Aryella.

He loves to lead people to Jesus and preach God's word.

You can often times find Joe hiking, camping, writing, reading, or enjoying technology.


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