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Silence the Unhealthy Soundtracks in Your Head

Have you ever had trouble getting a song out of your head? It can easily happen after you’ve heard a few notes from your kids’ favorite Disney movie soundtrack. The same goes for the commercial with the catchy jingle or that overplayed song on the radio. Before you know it, you are humming along and…  Continue Reading »

6 Keys to Developing Others (from the Best Book I’ve Found)

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When I’m asked to recommend resources on developing others, my first response often surprises people. My go-to book has been around a long time! It’s the Bible’s 1 Thessalonians. Written by the Apostle Paul around AD 52, this short letter powerfully illustrates Paul’s heart and practice in developing people. It’s simple, practical and profound. Here…  Continue Reading »

Leader, Drop Your Net

Remember when you “left your net?” At once they left their nets and followed him” (Matt. 4:20, NIV). A curious thing has been happening with me lately. I have begun to pick up my net again.  Let me explain. I am soon turning forty. This represents almost nineteen years since God first invited me to…  Continue Reading »

The Power of a Single Question

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“What’s your greatest temptation?” This question came to mind while praying for someone I was mentoring. Whether this question or another, great questions provide possibilities for awareness, growth and transformation. Specifically around the temptation question, I was convicted that this question is worth personal reflection for all Christ-followers and particularly critical for leaders. Why the…  Continue Reading »

Leveraging Your Limitations

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If only we had more ______________________ then we could ________________________. If we had more funds then we could do more ministry. If we had more volunteers/leaders then we could have greater capacity. If we had more time then we could increase effectiveness. Sooner or later we all face constraints. These constraints are often circumstances beyond…  Continue Reading »

See Everything Through Jesus’ Heart

Led More By Jesus In this special 25th Anniversary article, Arrow leader Mark Buchanan, Class 10, writes about dwelling in Christ so deeply that you see everything through Jesus’ heart. Read Mark’s inspiring perspective and pass this story along for others to benefit from his unique view on this topic. I had an epiphany in…  Continue Reading »

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