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Volume 62: A Life of Growth as a Whole Person May 2019

This month’s eLEAD theme is one of the top characteristics of leadership effectiveness as identified by Towers Watson. The focus for May is to Develop personal knowledge, skills, and abilities to continuously improve and grow oneself.  

I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Romans 12:1

This month’s E-LEAD has been coordinated by Rev. A. C. Brock, pastor of Leaksville UMC, Eden, NC.


A LIFE OF GROWTH AS A WHOLE PERSON

By Rev. A. C. Brock, pastor of Leaksville UMC, Eden, NC

With its roots tied deeply to the University of Oxford, it is appropriate that John Wesley considered that Methodist Ministers should continue their education in all aspects of their life in order to fulfill the calling and responsibility of sharing the Gospel...MORE


THE CHOICE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING—AND THE DANGEROUS CHOICE OF IGNORING CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Choosing to invest in continuous learning and capacity development is clearly connected with effectiveness in ministry and leadership...MORE 


 PHYSICAL WELL BEING IS OFTEN A FORGOTTEN ASPECT OF PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

By Dr. John R Dabbs – Eden Chiropractic – Eden, NC – edenchiropractic.com 
Leaksville UMC

Management of those under stress is the goal for each of us.  Elimination of stress is unrealistic, since stress is part of normal life.  It is impossible to completely eliminate stress and it would not be advisable to do so.  Instead, we can learn to manage stress so that we have control over our stress and its effects on our physical and mental health… MORE


THINKING STRATEGICALLY IN THE MOMENT

By Ron Edmonson who blogs at RonEdmondson.com

How do we make strategic decisions quickly? How can we make the best decisions in the shortest amount of time? Here are seven tips for a leader to think strategically in the moment...MORE


 FLOURISH

Flourish is an opportunity for WNC clergy to review, renew, and retool in order thrive in the next 8 years of ministry!... MORE 


THE DAVIDSON CENTRE FOR THE PROFESSIONS

The Clergy Program offers a unique, comprehensive personal assessment and continuing leadership skills for clergy and church professionals of all faith traditions. Participants receive access to experienced professionals who provide tools to build stronger resilience, health, and wholeness. The leaders have high levels of experience, education, and training with and for clergy... MORE  


 Contact Kim Ingram to share your story of leadership development and learning (success or failures welcome!).


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PREVIOUS eLEAD TOPICS

Everyone in Ministry: Inspiring Passion to Faithfully Grow, Learn and Serve (April 2019)

Standing in the Gap (March 2019)

Encouragement is 51% of Leadership (February 2019)

Conflict Resolutions (January 2019)

Best of 2018 (December 2018)

Partnerships (November 2018)

Effective Leaders in Ministry (October 2018)

The Heart of Leadership - A Spiritual Bedrock(September 2018)

Equipping Leaders (August 2018) Agile Leadership (July 2018)

Cultural Disruption Strategies (June 2018)

Providing Leadership in Ministry with Millennials (May 2018)

The Politics of Preaching (April 2018)

Engaging and Impacting Community (March 2018)

Spiritual Care (February 2018)

Developing Self-Awareness (January 2018)

Best of 2017 (December 2017)

Investing in the Dream (November 2017)

People-ing The Dream (October 2017)

Vision and Leadership (September 2017)

Developing a Small Group Culture (August 2017)

Stepping Away for Formation, Renewal, and Growth (July 2017)

Starting on the Right Foot (June 2017)

Transitions (May 2017)

Creating the Culture You Desire (April 2017)

Missional Engagement (March 2017)

 
 
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