Strengths-Oriented Leadership, pt. 2 – Forget Saul’s Armor and Grab a Slingshot

Any leader or church wanting to be all God created them to be will want to learn from others and apply those learnings. However, there is a big difference between the contextual application of learning and trying to wear "Saul's Armor," that is, trying to cut and paste someone else's ministry method's and strengths onto […]

Strengths-Oriented Leadership, pt. 1 – Church Strengths

I had a major breakthrough in my journey as a leader about five years ago when I heard Marcus Buckingham talk about the strengths-based leadership. I was a big Natural Church Development methodology fan (and still am)–which focuses primarily on fixing the weakest areas of ministry among core competencies. The StrengthsFinder people took a different […]