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3 Leadership Principles We Can Learn from Shepherds

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Leading More Like Jesus In this 25th anniversary article, Sharon Simmonds (Arrow Class 16) briefly explores the imagery of shepherding in the Bible, and draws three leadership principles that will guide and enable us to lead more like Jesus. As you reflect on how Jesus embodies shepherding, as the Leader of leaders, share and discuss…  Continue Reading »

60 Minutes of Year-End Reflection

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Christmas is once again upon us. For many leaders this special season of celebration is prime-time for strategic ministry opportunities, special events and family gatherings. However, somewhere in the midst of all this hustle and bustle, I invite and encourage you to take some time for intentional reflection. Reflection is a critical practice for leaders….  Continue Reading »

Who Was Right – The Tortoise or The Hare?

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Editors Note – In keeping with the theme of this post, we will be changing our posting rhythm for the summer months.  We will post just once in July and August as we work on some other writing projects and enjoy some rest. Remember Aesop’s fable about the tortoise and the hare?  The traditional moral…  Continue Reading »

Developing Rhythms for Rest and Renewal

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Ask: Is rest and renewal a regular rhythm in your life? Why: God has punctuated time by establishing day and night, specific seasons, special celebrations and Sabbath. Developing similar rhythms for our lives and specifically for rest is biblical and life-giving. The Sabbath commandment, Jesus’ discipline of taking time away to connect with the Father,…  Continue Reading »