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3 steps to developing your team and building a leadership culture

Few churches have an established culture of Leadership and Staff Development. There are a lot of reasons why this happens but; it’s primarily driven by a natural drift that takes place from leading people to doing ministry. Once that shift takes place developing people takes a back seat to getting tasks accomplished and it becomes a downward spiral. Below is a 3-step process that you can begin to use to build a culture of Leadership Development on your Team and break the vicious cycle:


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chic-fil-a leadercast

I’m excited to announce that Sun Valley Community Church is hosting the Chic-fil-A Leadercast for the second straight year! It’s going to be an incredible one day leadership event broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, Georgia to hundreds of locations around the world.

Chic-fil-A has put together a stellar lineup of speakers including Soledad O’Brien, Anchor and Special Corespondent for CNN | Tim Tebow, NFL Quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, & best selling author  (I gotta give a shout out to the Florida Gators!) | Patrick Lencioni, Best-selling author & president of The Table Group | Marcus Buckingham, Strength strategist, best-selling author and researcher | John Maxwell, Leadership expert & best-selling author of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership | Angela Ahrendts, Chief Executive Officer, Burberry | Roland Fryer, Professor of economics at Harvard & CEO of the Education Innovation Laboratory | Urban Meyer, Head football coach for Ohio State University Buckeyes (I can’t believe I’ve got a Florida Gator mini-helmet in my office signed by Urban…what do I do with it now that he’s a Buckeye?) | Andy Stanley, Best-selling leadership author & communicator | Sheena Iyengar, Author of The Art of Choosing & world-renowned expert on choice

Date: Friday, May 4, 2012

Location: Sun Valley Community Church, Gilbert, AZ

For additional information and to purchase tickets for you and your team click here! I look forward to seeing you there!

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“How to train-wreck your team” What every Staff member wants from their senior leader Part-4

Generally speaking people want to do a good job. Particularly when it comes to church world, your staff has submitted not only their soul to the Lord but their career as well. They are literally spending their lives for the sake of the Gospel. But your Staff is guaranteed to fail if as the Senior Leader you don’t provide them with the following:

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