As full time ministers look towards retirement, what transitional preparation do you believe is needed?
As full time ministers look towards retirement, what transitional preparation do you believe is needed and what would you like to see happen? The C/E, perhaps like other denominations, has no defined policy of support regarding full time ministers retiring and facing issues of loss of home, community, spiritual base and needing to find [...]HealthyLeaders Community
When a leader starts to serve in a particular responsibility does his authority come from past leaders, other leaders or directly from God? Can it be acquired some how or must it be given to the leader? Please share your relevant experience(s) or wisdom in the comments below.HealthyLeaders Community
What are some examples from you own life of communication failures? What problems resulted and how did you make appropriate correction?HealthyLeaders Community
As part of a team, how have you been encouraged to take initiative and move forward in your own ideas and creativity?
Please share your relevant experience(s) or wisdom in the comments below.HealthyLeaders Community
One of my biggest challenges in leading teams has always been conflict management. I usually try to let it resolve itself but sometimes that has blown up into even worse conflict situations. I don’t want to avoid conflict but I’m also unsure how to diffuse it. How do you get people to hear each other and come to resolutions? [...]HealthyLeaders Community
I had been having back pains, neck pains, headaches ‒ and eventually I wound up in the hospital having three stents put in my heart. I was worried about where I would be sent on my next mission assignment. Then too, I started stressing out over not being able to sleep. Of course, I also stressed about my unhealthy stress. Please, please [...]HealthyLeaders Community
So here I am, 63 years old, having been in ministry for 45 years ‒ since I was a teenager. I’m sharing a 10-hour drive to Bible conference with a young lad who is buying all the gas. He goes on and on about biblical languages, citing authorities unknown to me. After about 20 minutes of his discourse, I finally tell him he needs to take a [...]Jim Brenneman