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Author Archives: Andrea Slawson

Leadership Essentials: Contemplation of God’s Heart

Reggie McNeal wrote “Christian leaders who stay online with Jesus are shaped by the heart of God.” This is the passion and goal of every Christian leader. The leader who is in communication with and submission to God achieves this goal. This communication and submission “grows out of a secure relationship grounded in love.” To do this one must be ...

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Why Jesus Tells Us to Forgive Without Limit

I’m going to let you in on a secret: being a Christian leader is hard. You’re called to influence those around you for the sake of Christ? This is a tall order. Know what else is hard to do? Forgive. It’s hard because sometimes forgiveness is attached to confrontation. These situations are especially hard for those who are introverts at ...

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Church Administration: From Fluff to Function

Administration. The sight of that word either makes you cringe or giddy with anticipation to get stuff done. Me? I cringe a little. Over the past few years I have begun to realize that “church” is not just a place where people come to meet once or twice a week and then go home. It is so much more. The ...

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