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Five elements for effective meetings

Many people have taken their shot at this, but this is what I was thinking today about what makes a good meeting. Always ask yourself “What can uniquely be accomplished by us being together?” Don’t allow anything on the agenda that can be accomplished another way. Five elements of a good meeting: Engage your hands: […]

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Remedy must match the diagnosis

According to Mrs Linn at the Oaks Academy there are three reasons why kids don’t do what they are asked to do. Ignorance: they don’t actually know how to do what they were asked to do. Remedy: Information or education. Weakness: they know what they are supposed to do but they just can’t get themselves to […]

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My Dilemma

  My dilemma: 1. Central Indiana YL is growing rapidly and the possibilities for growth in Rural, Urban and Suburban ministries are popping up faster than even my wildest dreams. 2. I need to raise more money than I ever have before. 3. In order to accomplish #1 I need to spend less time on […]

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Heartbreak v Disappointment

*Heartbroken for someone is a fair emotion. Disappointed in someone is not a fair emotion.   Heartbroken for someone is primarily concerned with the other. Disappointed in someone is primarily concerned with self. People can feel the difference. It is appropriate for us to care enough about people to be heartbroken over them living outside […]

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