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Three Lies Leaders Tell Themselves

In leadership, integrity is everything. If the people who follow you can’t trust you, then any chance at being an effective leader is shot....
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The Power of Confidentiality

There’s so much talk about Matthew 18. There’s so much talk for those of us formed by the words of Luther’s Small Catechism about...
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How to Encourage Greater Giving

If your mail box has been as full as mine with solicitations for giving opportunities, you have to dig through a lot of these...
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Three Ways to Serve Our Neighbors Every Day

The word “vocation” may make us think of a relatively narrow realm of responsibilities, but it should mean so much more. The Latin word...
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The Infomercial Chorus of the Leader: “Wait! There’s More!”

In the five years I’ve been serving the Lord through LCEF/CFS one of the common denominators I’ve encountered is low expectations. I’ve heard a...
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A Wealth of Information Nearby

I don’t know about you, but it seemed that my seminary training pushed me in the direction of being a “lone ranger.” In our...
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What to Pay Your New Pastor

“Pastor John” served your congregation faithfully for 22 years. He never complained about his compensation, and you always thought you tried to treat him...
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Stronger Together

Greg Bearss is a church planter and the founding pastor of LakePointe Lutheran Church. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership within the church:...
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Measure Well to Have a Breakthrough in Your Community

As leaders, we must always be asking the question, “Is what we are doing in our church really making a difference in our community?”...
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The Importance of Routine

Chores. Doesn’t that word make you cringe? (Just means a routine task!) If you are like me, a list met you most Saturday mornings...
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Three Lies Leaders Tell Themselves

In leadership, integrity is everything. If the people who follow you can’t trust you, then any chance at being an effective leader is shot....

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The Power of Confidentiality

There’s so much talk about Matthew 18. There’s so much talk for those of us formed by the words of Luther’s Small Catechism about...

Title-Image-text-Recovered

How to Encourage Greater Giving

If your mail box has been as full as mine with solicitations for giving opportunities, you have to dig through a lot of these...

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A Wealth of Information Nearby

I don’t know about you, but it seemed that my seminary training pushed me in the direction of being a “lone ranger.” In our...

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What to Pay Your New Pastor

“Pastor John” served your congregation faithfully for 22 years. He never complained about his compensation, and you always thought you tried to treat him...

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Stronger Together

Greg Bearss is a church planter and the founding pastor of LakePointe Lutheran Church. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership within the church:...

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The Importance of Routine

Chores. Doesn’t that word make you cringe? (Just means a routine task!) If you are like me, a list met you most Saturday mornings...