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Caring for the Soul of the Leader

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Led More By Jesus In this 25th anniversary article, Ingrid Davis states, “the most important thing we bring to leadership is ourselves” and that “true leadership begins on the inside of a leader.” The beginning of a New Year is an excellent time to reflect on who we are and who we are becoming. [This…  Continue Reading »

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 »

End of Year Self-Care Check-Up

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Guest Post – Doug Koop was editorial director of ChristianWeek when he participated in the 2006 Class of the Arrow Leadership Program – Executive Stream. He left that position in January 2012 and is pursuing a vocation as a writer and spiritual care provider. Discover more at dougkoop.ca My journey with Arrow arrived at just…  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 »