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OPW PRODUCTIVITY Principles

OPW PRODUCTIVITY Principles You should not need to write or type anything more than once. There should be one place for you to put information in order to make it easy to find it again. Multiple rewriting of statements means … Continue reading

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Grief Sermon 5/24/2020

Grief Sermon Grief … is surrender. Matthew 5:1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him. 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are … Continue reading

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The looming issue is not the number of young elders. The emerging trend is pastors retiring RIGHT NOW due to stress (GC2019, COVID, politics).

David Oliver KuekerFor me, it’s a “Yes, but …”Quote: Interestingly, due to the overall decline in the total number of active elders in The United Methodist Church, the percentage of young elders in the pool of all active elders remains … Continue reading

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“Lag measures are an excellent way to measure achievement goals …

I thought of you when I read this quote from “Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals” by Michael Hyatt – “Lag measures are an excellent way to measure achievement goals because they’re tied … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu and Kipling on Differentiation

As for the best leaders, the people do not notice theirexistence. The next best the people honor and praise. Thenext the people fear, and the next the people hate. When thebest leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘we did … Continue reading

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“The music director reports to the chairperson of the SPRC … and works with the pastor…”

Q:As we have been doing job descriptions, the music director asked us to change “The music director reports to the chair person of the SPRC and works under and with the pastor” (this is at least 14 years old) to … Continue reading

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What is the EZRA local church year-end annual report?

EZRA 2019 local church year-end annual report The online tool for all local churches to submit their year-end statistical reports is now open. Visit www.igrc.org and click on “EZRA Report Login” at the top of the page to begin; or … Continue reading

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How can benefit through using the Requirements of Flow?

Requirements of Flow1. Your activity has clear goals and provides clear feedback. 2. You believe that your skills are a good match to the challenges of the activity, giving you a sense of control. 3. You are intensely focused on … Continue reading

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How can benefit through using Good Questions?

S.O.W. QUESTIONS S. What does it say?O. What does it say that I need to obey?W. Who needs to hear this? Generally? Specifically? STORY QUESTIONS (What does it say?) STORY QUESTIONS (What does it say?) Who are the characters? (Roles?) … Continue reading

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How can I use Steps into “Flow”?

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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