Category: Leadership Principles

How to make right decisions by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

How to make right decisions – 4 steps for better decisions

Knowing how to make right decisions is important for every person.  How to Make Right Decisions Where you are in life today is a product of the decisions you’ve made.  Where you will be tomorrow will be determined by the decisions you make today.  Not only do your decision impact your life they impact those around you.  As a parent your decisions impact your children and family.  As a leader your decisions impact those you lead. The better decisions you make the better the outcomes.  The question we need to answer is, how to make right decisions?  The following are...

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Walk With the Wise – it’s a Biblical principle for great leadership

To be a great leader you need to “walk with the wise”.   If you want to lead effectively you will need Godly wisdom.  As leaders we should continually be growing in and seeking wisdom. Proverbs 13:20 gives us one of the keys to gaining wisdom, “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.” Right relationships are a key to greater wisdom. Surround yourself with people who are full of faith, who encourage you, challenge you to be your best, hold you accountable, help develop you, and stretch you.   Be careful who you spend time with....

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How to Have Your Best Year Ever – The Secret Recipe

What if I told you by the end of this year you can successfully reach all your goals, be closer to the Lord than ever, have your marriage better than ever, your finances in better condition, you no longer are weighted down with worry and guilt, and you’re excelling in every other area of life? Would that make it your best year ever? You can see all these things and more come to pass this year.  You just need to know how to have your best year ever. You need the right recipe. Are you ready for greater joy, favor,...

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Pastoral Leadership – 8 Traits of Great Leaders

The single most influential factor to growing a church is great pastoral leadership. The difference between a growing church and a stagnant church is – great leadership versus average leadership. Great leaders build great churches that are vibrant and healthy while average leaders build average churches that often become sluggish and stagnant. That being said every pastor, regardless of how effective they are as a leader is extremely important. However, you can be a great pastor, but a poor leader. Pastoral care and pastoral leadership are not synonymous. You can be a great preacher, yet not a great leader. You...

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time saving strategies by pastor bruce edwards 0

3 Proven Time Saving Strategies

While I have tiled this post “Time Saving Strategies” we can’t really save time like we save money, where we set some aside to use latter if we have an emergency or need a little extra. Once time passes it is gone. Another common mistake many people make is attempting to find more time. You can’t find more time. There has been and always will be sixty minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day. No matter how many time management methods you employ or how organized you get, you will never have more time, there will still...

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Asking the Right Questions

Asking the right questions is a key for great leadership. Albert Einstein said. “If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” Knowing the right question to ask is critical for effective leadership. Asking the right people the right questions will give you the information needed to accomplish your goals, fulfill your vision, and reach your destiny. The right question asked of the right...

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Self Leadership

Self leadership is an often overlooked key to effective leadership. Before you can lead others effectively, you must be able to lead yourself. As Church leaders (and leaders in every arena) we must be masters of our own lives. Bill Hybels, the Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church calls it “The Art of Self Leadership”  Proverbs 25:28 tells us, “Whoever has no rule over his own spirit is like a city—struck down without walls.” A leader who is not able to rule over their own life is truly like “a city that is broken down and without walls.” They become...

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Making Course Corrections…

Did you know commercial flights continually drift off course and are making course corrections? A plane that’s off course by just a degree will miss its intended destination by 92 feet for every mile it continues off course, that equals about one mile for every sixty miles flown. One degree off could be the difference between making a safe landing at the place you want to be or needing a floatation device in the Pacific ocean. That’s why the plane has a pilot and avionics equipment to continually put the plane back on course so that it arrives safely at...

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How to Walk in Love

There’s a story about a little boy who was very poor and needed shoes. He was standing in front of a shoe store, barefoot and shivering with cold. A woman approached him and asked him why he was standing there, looking through the window. He told her, “Well, ma’am, I was asking God to give me a pair of shoes.” The woman took the boy into the store, washed his dirty, bare feet and put new socks and shoes on them. The boy was so touched by her compassion that he asked her, “Ma’am, are you God’s wife?” He assumed...

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HOW TO GET MORE DONE – do this one thing..

Everyone wants to know how to get more done.  There never seems to be enough time to get everything done. Being productive and knowing how to get more done is crucial. I’m a very motivated person when it comes to personal productivity. Nothing upsets me more than wasting time. I don’t want to do anything that waste my time and nothing aggravates me more than when someone else wastes my time. So, I am always looking for ways to achieve more in less time and with less effort.  There is one thing I’ve discovered that is an absolute for increased...

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